teetotalism

[tee-toht-l-iz-uh m, tee-toht-]

noun

the principle or practice of total abstinence from intoxicating drink.

Nearby words

  1. teething ring,
  2. teething troubles,
  3. teethridge,
  4. teetotal,
  5. teetotaler,
  6. teetotum,
  7. teevee,
  8. tef,
  9. teff,
  10. tefillah

Origin of teetotalism

First recorded in 1825–35; teetotal + -ism

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