nondoctor

adjective
non·​doc·​tor | \ ˌnän-ˈdäk-tər How to pronounce nondoctor (audio) \

Definition of nondoctor

: a person who is not a doctor … vigorously opposes letting nondoctors perform medical duties.— Richard D. James

First Known Use of nondoctor

1897, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nondoctor

Time Traveler for nondoctor

Time Traveler

The first known use of nondoctor was in 1897

See more words from the same year

Statistics for nondoctor

Cite this Entry

“Nondoctor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondoctor. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on nondoctor

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for nondoctor

Comments on nondoctor

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

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of probity?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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