Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who does not drink alcoholic beverages.

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  • noun One who does not drink alcohol; a teetotaler

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  • noun a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages

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Examples

  • Villa -- a nondrinker despite his freewheeling sexual exploits -- called Huerta el borrachito ( "the little drunkard") while Huerta caustically referred to Villa as "the honorary general."

    The Mexican Revolution: a nation in flux - part 1 (1910-20)

  • It was a question only a nondrinker could have raised.

    LAST CALL

  • Villa -- a nondrinker despite his freewheeling sexual exploits -- called Huerta el borrachito ( "the little drunkard") while Huerta caustically referred to Villa as "the honorary general."

    The Mexican Revolution: a nation in flux - part 1 (1910-20)

  • Villa -- a nondrinker despite his freewheeling sexual exploits -- called Huerta el borrachito ( "the little drunkard") while Huerta caustically referred to Villa as "the honorary general."

    The Mexican Revolution: a nation in flux - part 1 (1910-20)

  • It was a question only a nondrinker could have raised.

    LAST CALL

  • An “adamant nondrinker,” he hated Chinese cuisine and, on being invited to a presidential banquet, took along a loaf of bread to eat.

    The Last Empress

  • If they happen to a nondrinker, you have to at least assume they're going to start out thinking the absolute worst about you.

    ana-ng Diary Entry

  • She explains: For the first time ever, I think, I was really honest about who I actually was and what I wanted: bookish, professional, a nondrinker.

    First Comes Marriage

  • It was a must that he be a nondrinker, a nonsmoker, and a complete vegetarian.

    First Comes Marriage

  • The Utah liquor commission's chairman, a nondrinker named Sam Granato, said the commission is responding to a demographic shift.

    Utah on Verge of a Tippling Point

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