nonconference

adjective non·con·fer·ence \ ˌnän-ˈkän-f(ə-)rən(t)s , -fərn(t)s \

Definition of nonconference

:not of, relating to, or occurring within a conference; especially :of, relating to, or involving play between athletic teams that do not belong to the same conference (as in college football or basketball)
  • nonconference games/opponents
  • a nonconference victory
  • … facing a brutal nonconference schedule that included away games against Texas, North Carolina, Kansas, Arizona and Kentucky …
  • —Tim Crothers

First Known Use of nonconference

1901


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