non·​han·​di·​capped ˌnän-ˈhan-di-ˌkapt How to pronounce nonhandicapped (audio)
sometimes offensive
: not handicapped: such as
: not having a physical or mental disability
: not of or reserved for disabled persons
a nonhandicapped parking space

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonhandicapped was in 1875

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Cite this Entry

“Nonhandicapped.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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