nonearning

adjective non·earn·ing \ ˌnän-ˈər-niŋ \

Definition of nonearning

1 : not yielding financial returns
  • nonearning assets
2 : not earning an income from capital or labor
  • nonearning spouses

First Known Use of nonearning

1900

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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