a person who favors or advocates .
(initial capital letter) a member of the Prohibition party.
In the end, however, the prohibitionist side seems to benefit most of all.
Why Legalizing Marijuana on Election Day Might Not Be a Good Idea Tony Doukopil October 28, 2012
“Drink is Scotland’s greatest sin,” said a prohibitionist speaker at Glasgow.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, September 22, 1920 Various
Then, recanting previous opinions, I became a prohibitionist.
American Notes Rudyard Kipling
Among the early prominent American characters the total abstainer was a rare article, and the prohibitionist almost unknown.
Americana Ebrietatis Hewson L. Peeke
This animal would also appear to have been something of a prohibitionist.
The Magnificent Montez Horace Wyndham
At that time he was a Methodist, a prohibitionist and was not a pensioner.
Company K, Twentieth Regiment, Illinois Volunteer Infantry Andrew Brown
He had not known that he was a prohibitionist; he had become one suddenly!
King Coal Upton Sinclair
On the other hand, the Otago Witness, although a strongly temperance paper, is inclined to explain away the prohibitionist vote.
Sober by Act of Parliament Fred A. McKenzie
On the other hand, I have never come across a prohibitionist among them.
The Children of the Poor Jacob A. Riis
This all left a deep impression on my young mind and made me a prohibitionist long before I knew the meaning of the word.
Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
(sometimes capital) a person who favours prohibition, esp of alcoholic beverages
of or relating to a substance used to prevent or retard the spread of cells, especially malignant cells, into surrounding tissues. any such substance.
opposing an increase in nuclear weapons, especially in allowing additional countries to obtain them. taking or containing measures to curb nuclear : to sign the antiproliferation treaty.
the act or practice of engaging in sexual intercourse for money. base or unworthy use, as of talent or ability. Contemporary Examples Download the full report on the prostitution and Trafficking of Native women in Minnesota here. Native American Nightmare Leslie Bennetts October 26, 2011 Melissa Ditmore, editor of The Encyclopedia of prostitution and Sex […]
- Anti protectionist
Economics. the theory, practice, or system of fostering or developing domestic industries by protecting them from foreign competition through duties or quotas imposed on importations. any program, policy, or system of laws that seeks to provide for property owners, wildlife, the environment, etc. n. 1846, from protectionist + -ism.