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

Origin of prohibitionist

First recorded in 1840–50; prohibition + -ist
Related formsan·ti·pro·hi·bi·tion·ist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for prohibitionist

dry, ascetic, nondrinker, abstinent, prohibitionist, abstainer

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