non·​elec·​tron·​ic ˌnän-i-ˌlek-ˈträ-nik How to pronounce nonelectronic (audio)
: not electronic
nonelectronic devices/messages

Examples of nonelectronic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Discord can also be useful for nonelectronic games; a friend in Brooklyn is using Discord to play pen-and-paper Dungeons & Dragons now that her regular group cannot convene in person. Seth Schiesel, New York Times, 1 Apr. 2020 For kids, there are nonelectronic interactive opportunities, such as a please-touch sign hanging below a table full of old kitchen gadgets, including egg beaters, sausage grinders and meringue cutters. Laura Randall, Washington Post, 3 July 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonelectronic was in 1937

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“Nonelectronic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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