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Definition of the adjective teetotal
What does teetotal mean as an attribute of a noun?
- practicing complete abstinence from alcoholic beverages
Alternative definition of the adjective teetotal
- Abstinent from alcohol, never drinking alcohol.
- Opposed to the drinking of alcohol.
- See Total.
Definition of the verb teetotal
What does teetotal mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: teetotaled / teetotalled (less preferred form) | teetotaling / teetotalling (less preferred form) | teetotals
- practice teetotalism and abstain from the consumption of alcoholic beverages
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by Louisa Pansegrouw
go, quit, refrain, refuse, reject, renounce, shun, spurn, stop, suppress, teetotal, withhold abstainer ascetic, hydropot, nephalist, nondrinker, prohibitionist, puritan, teetotaller, ...
by Eliezer Edwards
Teetotal. The origin of this word is ascribed to the ...
by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport
Teetotal advocates realized support at the national level, in the summer of 1836, at the National Temperance Convention at Saratoga, New York. Sequentially, the Convention witnessed the creation of the American Temperance Union, whose ...
A New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)
by John Craig
Professing and practising teetotal lam. TEETOTALER, te-tot'a-lur, ». One who professedly abstains from all alcoholic liquors. TKETOT U.ISM, te-tot'al-izm, ». The profession and practice of total abstinence from all alcoholic liquors. The origin of ...
Chamber's Encyclopaedia (1875)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People
Teetotal, Temfoerance, 348. Tef, Egypt, 788. Tegbahadar, Sikhs. Tegca, Arcadia. Tripolitsa. Tcguexin, Monitor, Tehama, Arabia, 344, Yemen.
by Colin Larkin
Inevitably, there was a backlash as the press determined to expose the truth behind the band's virginal, teetotal image. During the next three years, disaster was heaped upon disaster. McKeown was charged with reckless driving after hitting ...
5000 English Words by Manik Joshi
-- to shake unsteadily 4424 -- teetotal (adj.) -- strictly avoiding alcohol || related. Difficult English Words --...
serious, subdued 08 composed, moderate, rational, teetotal 09 abstinent, dignified, drying out, practical, realistic, temperate, unexcited, unruffled 10 abstemious, on the wagon, reasonable, restrained, thoughtful, unliquored 11 clearheaded, ...
by Robert Chambers
the latter omitting it The more rigorous teetotallers made strenuous efforts to get the 'short' pledge abolished, which were as ttrenuously opposed, and in a very brief period the whole teetotal world was up in wild commotion on the subject.
by Joseph Wright
TEETOTAL, sb. Sc. Dur. Yks. Lan. Lin.
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Scrabble value of T1E1E1T1O1T1A1L1
The value of this 8-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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