nonflying

adjective non·fly·ing \ ˌnän-ˈflī-iŋ \

Definition of nonflying

: not flying: such as
a : not capable of flight
  • nonflying insects
b : not concerned with or relating to the operation or piloting of aircraft
  • nonflying personnel
  • assigned to nonflying jobs/duties

First Known Use of nonflying

1851

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