abstainer

Definitions of abstainer
  1. noun
    a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages
    synonyms: abstinent, nondrinker
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    Antonyms:
    drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper
    a person who drinks alcoholic beverages (especially to excess)
    types:
    teetotaler, teetotalist, teetotaller
    a total abstainer
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline
    synonyms: ascetic
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    types:
    puritan
    someone who adheres to strict religious principles; someone opposed to sensual pleasures
    stylite
    an early Christian ascetic who lived on top of high pillars
    type of:
    religious person
    a person who manifests devotion to a deity
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