non·​cus·​tom·​er ˌnän-ˈkə-stə-mər How to pronounce noncustomer (audio)
: 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 move permits staffers with exemptions from the carrier’s vaccination requirement for its U.S. employees to return from unpaid leave or from the noncustomer-facing roles they were allowed to apply for as an alternative to their regular jobs, the people said. Alison Sider, WSJ, 10 Mar. 2022 In this context, the product road map must include noncustomer-facing features such as performance, scale, security, business resilience and continuity. Bernard Fraenkel, Forbes, 26 Apr. 2022 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, 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,, 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,, 17 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncustomer was in 1843

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“Noncustomer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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