abstainer

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əbˈsteɪnəʳ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ab stānər)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
ab•stain•er  (ab stānər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. a person who abstains from something regarded as improper or unhealthy, esp. the drinking of alcoholic beverages.
  2. a person who abstains from anything.
[1525–35;
abstain + -er1]

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