non·​con·​tract | \ ˌnän-ˈkän-ˌtrakt How to pronounce noncontract (audio) \

Definition of noncontract

: not bound or secured by a contract : noncontractual a noncontract deal noncontract pricing/customers working on a noncontract basis

Examples of noncontract in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Kelly said that company leaders will take a 10% pay cut for 2021 and that noncontract employees could face the same. Pete Muntean, CNN, "Southwest Airlines wants workers to take pay cuts to avoid furloughs," 6 Oct. 2020 These are noncontract practices after all and defensive players know not to go anywhere near the quarterback. Jeff Zrebiec,, "Ravens waiting on young pass rushers to take big step forward," 30 May 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'noncontract.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of noncontract

1830, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about noncontract

Time Traveler for noncontract

Time Traveler

The first known use of noncontract was in 1830

See more words from the same year

Statistics for noncontract

Cite this Entry

“Noncontract.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

Comments on noncontract

What made you want to look up noncontract? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


Test Your Vocabulary

Slippery Words Quiz—Changing with the Times

  • ducreux self portrait yawning
  • What is an earlier meaning of nice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!