non·​col·​lec·​tor ˌnän-kə-ˈlek-tər How to pronounce noncollector (audio)
: a person who is not a collector
A collector will continue to acquire oddities, while the noncollector will quietly set said oddities beside the trash on garbage day and hope they will disappear.The Buffalo News

Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncollector was in 1864

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“Noncollector.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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