from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One in favor of outlawing the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages.
- n. A member or supporter of the Prohibition Party.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person who agrees with, or advocates a prohibition; especially with the outlawing of the sale of alcoholic beverages
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who favors prohibitory duties on foreign goods in commerce; a protectionist.
- n. One who favors the prohibition of the sale (or of the sale and manufacture) of alcoholic liquors as beverages.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is in favor of prohibition, especially the prohibition by law of the manufacture and sale of alcoholic drinks, except for medicinal or sacramental uses; specifically [capitalized], in United States politics, a member of the Prohibition party.
- Favoring such prohibition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
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Fredoso seems more intellectually honest than your average prohibitionist, which is not a very high bar.
When are the news agencies going to start calling the prohibitionist on their bull crap?
Yes, I'm a "prohibitionist" because I don't think that we should laugh and excuse someone who's driving drunk until they kill someone.
What we have right now is essentially a situation of a kind of prohibitionist policy at the border and a laissez-faire policy in the workplace.
Translation: the fraternity chose to retain their own legal rights including the right to direct their own lives themselves and so are being sued for failure to adopt a long discredited "prohibitionist" set of policies. seriouscat (Anonymous) says …
So Canzano, Bergin, and every prohibitionist who scoffs at people in serious pain treating it with a non-toxic herb pull out their calculators and exclaim "90% of cardholders are using it for pain, not glaucoma or cancer!"
As the pious prohibitionist looks longingly at a file photo of Margaret, he flogs himself with a leather belt.
It appears that the authors have crafted a neo-prohibitionist sin tax, perhaps fueled by fundie sentiment, and may stand to see financial benefit if the initiative were to receive a majority of votes cast.
I said it last year and I will say it again … NY wine stores are wasting valuable time and money keeping protectionist and prohibitionist laws in place.
Somewhere between the random culture of coupling that has replaced sexual intimacy and the prudish prohibitionist reaction to premarital sex exists an ideal sex ethic for single people both Orthodox and otherwise.
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