non·​coun·​try ˌnän-ˈkən-trē How to pronounce noncountry (audio)
: not of, relating to, suitable for, or featuring country music
Arriving in Nashville from Las Vegas in 1980, [Lee] Greenwood had some very noncountry sounds in his head: The Beatles. Bobby Darin. Sinatra.Matt Wake

Word History

First Known Use

1955, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncountry was in 1955

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Cite this Entry

“Noncountry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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