prohibitionist

[proh-uh-bish-uh-nist]
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Origin of prohibitionist

First recorded in 1840–50; prohibition + -ist
Related formsan·ti·pro·hi·bi·tion·ist, noun, adjective
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Related Words for prohibitionist

dry, ascetic, nondrinker, abstinent, prohibitionist, abstainer

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British Dictionary definitions for prohibitionist

prohibitionist

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