Simple Definition of noncommittal
: not telling or showing what you think about something
Full Definition of noncommittal
1 : giving no clear indication of attitude or feeling <a noncommittal reply>
2 : having no clear or distinctive character
Examples of noncommittal in a sentence
She would only give noncommittal answers about her plans.
The president remained noncommittal, saying only that all options would be considered.
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Definition of noncommittal for Students
: not revealing thoughts or decisions <… her tone was so quiet and noncommittal that I knew Miss Crocker was not satisfied with her reaction. — Mildred D. Taylor, Roll of Thunder>
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