noun see teetotaler

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Teetotaller — (titotällr), engl., d.h. nur Theetrinker, Name der Mitglieder einer Mäßigkeitsgesellschaft, die allen berauschenden Getränken entsagt …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • teetotaller — is spelt with two ls in BrE, but in AmE often teetotaler …   Modern English usage

  • teetotaller — [[t]tiːto͟ʊtələ(r)[/t]] teetotallers N COUNT A teetotaller is someone who does not drink alcohol. He is a strict teetotaller …   English dictionary

  • teetotaller — UK [tiːˈtəʊt(ə)lə(r)] / US [tɪˈtoʊt(ə)lər] noun [countable] Word forms teetotaller : singular teetotaller plural teetotallers someone who never drinks alcohol …   English dictionary

  • teetotaller — BrE, teetotaler AmE noun (C) someone who never drinks alcohol: There was a time when no self respecting pop star would admit to being a non smoking teetotaller …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • teetotaller — teetotal ► ADJECTIVE ▪ choosing or characterized by abstinence from alcohol. DERIVATIVES teetotalism noun teetotaller noun. ORIGIN emphatic extension of TOTAL(Cf. ↑totally), apparently first used by Richard Turner, a worker from Preston, in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • teetotaller — noun A person who completely abstains from alcoholic beverages. See Also: teetotal, teetotally, teetotalling, teetotalism …   Wiktionary

  • teetotaller — tee|to|tal|ler BrE , teetotaler AmE [ti:ˈtəutələ US ˈtoutələr] n someone who never drinks alcohol …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • teetotaller — tee to·tal·ler || tɪː təʊtlÉ™r / tÉ™lÉ™ n. one who completely abstains from alcoholic drinks …   English contemporary dictionary

  • teetotaller — tee·to·tal·ler …   English syllables

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