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 nondrinking (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 Extra syrup can flavor seltzer for the nondrinkers, too. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, "6 New Year’s snack and drink recipes to get you out of the kitchen and into the party," 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, "The world is ever more sober, nonalcoholic in Dry January, and bars in San Antonio are feeling the pinch," 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, "No alcohol, no problem: How to make complex, balanced zero-proof cocktails," 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, "No alcohol, no problem: How to make complex, balanced zero-proof cocktails," 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, "No alcohol, no problem: How to make complex, balanced zero-proof cocktails," 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, "Fewer teens are drinking. But a group of pediatricians is begging parents to be vigilant.," 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, "No alcohol, no problem: How to make complex, balanced zero-proof cocktails," 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, "No alcohol, no problem: How to make complex, balanced zero-proof cocktails," 14 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of nondrinker

1899, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondrinker was in 1899

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“Nondrinker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondrinker. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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