prohibitionist

[ proh-uh-bish-uh-nist ]
/ ˌproʊ əˈbɪʃ ə nɪst /
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noun

a person who favors or advocates prohibition.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Prohibition party.

Nearby words

  1. progressivism,
  2. progressivity,
  3. prohibit,
  4. prohibition,
  5. prohibition party,
  6. prohibitive,
  7. prohibitory,
  8. prohormone,
  9. proinsulin,
  10. project

Origin of prohibitionist

First recorded in 1840–50; prohibition + -ist

Related formsan·ti·pro·hi·bi·tion·ist, noun, adjective

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Examples from the Web for anti-prohibitionist

  • Both prohibitionist and anti-prohibitionist supported the unique effort, which was a gigantic educational clinic.

    Huts in Hell|Daniel A. Poling


British Dictionary definitions for anti-prohibitionist

prohibitionist

/ (ˌprəʊɪˈbɪʃənɪst) /

noun

(sometimes capital) a person who favours prohibition, esp of alcoholic beverages
Derived Formsprohibitionism, noun

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