nonathlete

noun
non·​ath·​lete | \ ˌnän-ˈath-ˌlēt How to pronounce nonathlete (audio) , nonstandard -ˈa-thə-ˌlēt\

Definition of nonathlete

: a person who is not an athlete an obstacle course too demanding for a nonathlete

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Other Words from nonathlete

nonathletic \ ˌnän-​ath-​ˈle-​tik How to pronounce nonathletic (audio) , nonstandard  -​ˌa-​thə-​ˈle-​ \ adjective
nonathletic interests/activities

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And some see managing heart-rate variability as a way for nonathletes to deal with stress. Charles Wallace, WSJ, "What’s Your Heart-Rate Variability? It May Be Time to Find Out," 25 June 2017

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First Known Use of nonathlete

1885, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonathlete was in 1885

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