of or relating to, advocating, or pledged to total abstinence from intoxicating drink.
Informal. absolute; complete.
to practice teetotalism.
- tee·to·tal·ly, adverb
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How to use teetotal in a sentence
He stabled Rosina at sundown, and went in to sneak a well-earned glass of hard cider past Martha's teetotaling eye.Blind Man's Lantern | Allen Kim Lang
British Dictionary definitions for teetotal
of, relating to, or practising abstinence from alcoholic drink
- teetotaller, noun
- teetotally, adverb
- teetotalism, noun
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