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Definition of "prohibitionist" [pro•hi•bi•tion•ist]

  • One in favor of outlawing the manufacture and sale of alcoholic beverages. (noun)
  • A member or supporter of the Prohibition Party. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "prohibitionist" in a sentence
  • "Fredoso seems more intellectually honest than your average prohibitionist, which is not a very high bar."
  • "When are the news agencies going to start calling the prohibitionist on their bull crap?"
  • "Yes, I'm a "prohibitionist" because I don't think that we should laugh and excuse someone who's driving drunk until they kill someone."