Definitions for abstainer

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word abstainer

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abstainer, ascetic(noun)

    someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline

  2. abstainer, abstinent, nondrinker(noun)

    a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages


  1. abstainer(Noun)

    Agent noun of abstain; one who abstains; especially, one who abstains from something they enjoy, such as the use of intoxicating liquors; one who practices self-denial.

  2. Origin: First attested in the mid 15th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abstainer(noun)

    one who abstains; esp., one who abstains from the use of intoxicating liquors

Images & Illustrations of abstainer

Translations for abstainer

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for abstainer »


Find a translation for the abstainer definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these abstainer definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"abstainer." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for abstainer? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for abstainer:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.