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EtymologyEdit

From total, the reduplicated tee being an intensifier – “T-total”, 1830s.

AdjectiveEdit

teetotal (comparative more teetotal, superlative most teetotal)

  1. Abstinent from alcohol, never drinking alcohol.
  2. Opposed to the drinking of alcohol.
  3. Total.

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NounEdit

teetotal (plural teetotals)

  1. One who abstains from drinking alcohol.