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prohibitionist

[ proh-uh-bish-uh-nist ]

noun

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


prohibitionist

/ ˌprəʊɪˈbɪʃənɪst /

noun

  1. sometimes capital a person who favours prohibition, esp of alcoholic beverages


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Derived Forms

  • ˌprohiˈbitionism, noun
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Other Words From

  • anti·prohi·bition·ist noun adjective
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Word History and Origins

Origin of prohibitionist1

First recorded in 1840–50; prohibition + -ist
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Example Sentences

Collins blames prohibitionist forces in 1961 for perpetuating this fantasy—which he says still exists.

In the end, however, the prohibitionist side seems to benefit most of all.

That is why some of the Southern States have been so ardently prohibitionist.

If anything would make me a total prohibitionist those would.

That is my one point—that we shall not at the outset repel every man who is not a Prohibitionist.

I surely am as earnest a prohibitionist and total abstainer as any woman or man in South Dakota or anywhere else.

I am theoretically a prohibitionist, but grateful to the enemy for having saved my life.

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