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abstainer

[ ab-stey-ner ]
/ æbˈsteɪ nər /
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Definition of abstainer

noun
a person who abstains from something regarded as improper or unhealthy, especially the drinking of alcoholic beverages.
a person who abstains from anything.
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Origin of abstainer

First recorded in 1525–35; abstain + -er1

OTHER WORDS FROM abstainer

non·ab·stain·er, noun
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