non·​doc·​tor ˌnän-ˈdäk-tər How to pronounce nondoctor (audio)
plural nondoctors
: a person who is not a doctor
… vigorously opposes letting nondoctors perform medical duties.Richard D. James

Examples of nondoctor in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such stipulations would keep doctors' decisions independent and help prevent nondoctors from prioritizing profits over their duties to patients. Shakeel Ahmed, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nondoctor was in 1897

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“Nondoctor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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