non·​cus·​tom·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈkə-stə-mər How to pronounce noncustomer (audio) \

Definition of noncustomer

: a person who is not a customer … it's not unusual for banks like Chase to charge noncustomers to cash checks.— Shelly Branch

Examples of noncustomer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company is doing so by focusing on digital initiatives, including making account opening via mobile simple and allowing customers and noncustomers to aggregate all of their financial data through Citi’s mobile app. Micah Maidenberg, WSJ, "Citigroup Shuffles Consumer Leadership," 13 Aug. 2018 The Starbucks incident, in which two men who had made no purchases were denied bathroom access before police were called, led to a new rule that bathrooms are open to noncustomers. Jaweed Kaleem,, "A California church flirts with an unusual social experiment: to never call police again," 30 May 2018 An employee said Starbucks company policy was to refuse the use of the restrooms to noncustomers and asked the men to leave, according to Ross. Washington Post,, "Starbucks to close more than 8,000 stores for racial-bias education on May 29," 17 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of noncustomer

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of noncustomer was in 1843

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“Noncustomer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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