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noun as in abstainer

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"Water-drinker, moody thinker," and Peregrine sang a word or two from an old drinking-song.

Johnson was a water-drinker and Boswell was a wine-bibber, and indeed little better than an habitual sot.

Mrs. H—— was a water drinker, and seldom tasted any fermented liquor.

Imagination fails to grasp either of them in the rle of a water-drinker.

A great water drinker, she evidently thinks the stone is some strange kind of dewdrop, hence her persistent efforts to bite it.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to water-drinker, such as: teetotaler, nondrinker, teetotalist, abstinent, ascetic, and prohibitionist.

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