nonflying

adjective
non·​fly·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈflī-iŋ How to pronounce nonflying (audio) \

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, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonflying.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonflying. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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