non·​fly·​ing ˌnän-ˈflī-iŋ How to pronounce nonflying (audio)
: not flying: such as
: not capable of flight
nonflying insects
: not concerned with or relating to the operation or piloting of aircraft
nonflying personnel
assigned to nonflying jobs/duties

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonflying was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Nonflying.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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