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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages adj. - Practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages.

Usage examples (36)
  • Strictly teetotal, Peter doesn't need drink to get him going.
  • He was an habitual drunkard, his greatest boast being that he had once been "teetotal" for
  • Livesey started a popular temperance movement, attracting followers including John Turner, who coined the phrase "teetotal".
  • Warpington, eleven according to the Loftus Arms, from which it issued, the owner of which was not on happy terms with his "teetotal" vicar. for more
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