nonworking

adjective
non·work·ing | \ ˌnän-ˈwər-kiŋ \
variants: or less commonly non-working

Definition of nonworking 

: not working:

a : not employed : not having a paying job Of nonworking mothers who have preschool children, more than a quarter say they would seek paying jobs if reasonably priced child care were available. —Joshua Mendes

b : not of, relating to, or involving work nonworking hours/days a nonworking trip

c : not functioning a nonworking lamp To get there, I have to negotiate intersections with nonworking traffic signals. —Laurie Hertzel

First Known Use of nonworking

1676, in the meaning defined above

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