nondrinker

noun
non·​drink·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈdriŋ-kər How to pronounce nondrinker (audio) \

Definition of nondrinker

: a person who abstains from alcoholic beverages

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nondrinking \ ˌnän-​ˈdriŋ-​kiŋ How to pronounce nondrinker (audio) \ adjective

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Examples of nondrinker in a Sentence

a variety of nonalcoholic drinks for the nondrinkers at the party
Recent Examples on the Web Already a nondrinker, Mr. Kaunda gave up cigarettes and meat. New York Times, 17 June 2021 Extra syrup can flavor seltzer for the nondrinkers, too. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 28 Dec. 2019 Creating space for nondrinkers who will pay the same amount for mocktails as cocktails is one of them. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, 25 Jan. 2020 For years, nondrinkers were the vegetarians of the bar world: neglected by menus, eye-rolled by servers, forced to settle for soda. M. Carrie Allan, The Denver Post, 23 Aug. 2019 For years, nondrinkers were the vegetarians of the bar world: neglected by menus, eye-rolled by servers, forced to settle for soda. M. Carrie Allan, Washington Post, 14 Aug. 2019 For years, nondrinkers were the vegetarians of the bar world: neglected by menus, eye-rolled by servers, forced to settle for soda. M. Carrie Allan, The Denver Post, 23 Aug. 2019 Several studies show that frequent drinkers don’t perform as well as nondrinkers on tests of memory, verbal learning and attention. Jessica Lahey, Washington Post, 24 June 2019 For years, nondrinkers were the vegetarians of the bar world: neglected by menus, eye-rolled by servers, forced to settle for soda. M. Carrie Allan, The Denver Post, 23 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of nondrinker

1899, in the meaning defined above

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“Nondrinker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondrinker. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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