nondriver

noun

non·​driv·​er ˌnän-ˈdrī-vər How to pronounce nondriver (audio)
: a person who does not drive a motor vehicle
Creating bike lanes and crosswalks will help make the area less inhospitable to nondrivers. Lisa Selin Davis

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Once activated, the nondriver gets about 15 seconds of hands-free driving, as long as the system can read the road lines. Robert Duffer, chicagotribune.com, 16 Oct. 2017 The state offers an alternative nondriver ID that is valid for voting to anyone with a Social Security number who can prove citizenship, residence and identity. Michael Wines, New York Times, 25 Oct. 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nondriver was in 1939

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Cite this Entry

“Nondriver.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nondriver. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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