nonacademic

adjective non·ac·a·dem·ic \ ˌnän-ˌa-kə-ˈde-mik \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of nonacademic

: not relating to a school or formal education : not academic
  • a nonacademic job
  • nonacademic achievements
  • enjoying some nonacademic summer reading

nonacademic

noun
    • In addition to journalists and photographers … many other nonacademics had flocked to this pair of lectures.
    • —Carl Djerassi

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First Known Use of nonacademic

1873


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