nonauthor

noun
non·​au·​thor | \ˌnän-ˈȯ-thər \

Definition of nonauthor 

: a person who is not an author … for a nonauthor such as herself, rewriting simply leads to more confusion, not less.— Mary McAlpin

First Known Use of nonauthor

1906, in the meaning defined above

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