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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline;
[syn: abstainer, ascetic]

2. a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages;
[syn: abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Abstainer \Ab*stain"er\, n. One who abstains; esp., one who abstains from the use of intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

abstainer n 1: someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline [syn: abstainer, ascetic] 2: a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages [syn: abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker] [ant: drinker, imbiber, juicer, toper]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

34 Moby Thesaurus words for "abstainer": Albigensian, Apostolici, Catharist, Encratite, Franciscan, Pythagorean, Pythagorist, Rechabite, Sabbatarian, Shaker, Trappist, Waldensian, abstinent, anchorite, ascetic, banian, bhikshu, dervish, fakir, flagellant, fruitarian, gymnosophist, hermit, hydropot, mendicant, nephalist, puritan, sannyasi, teetotaler, teetotalist, vegetarian, water-drinker, yogi, yogin
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

ABSTAINER, n. A weak person who yields to the temptation of denying himself a pleasure. A total abstainer is one who abstains from everything but abstention, and especially from inactivity in the affairs of others. Said a man to a crapulent youth: "I thought You a total abstainer, my son." "So I am, so I am," said the scapegrace caught -- "But not, sir, a bigoted one." G.J.