nonhunting

adjective
non·​hunt·​ing | \ ˌnän-ˈhən-tiŋ How to pronounce nonhunting (audio) \

Definition of nonhunting

1 : not allowing hunting a nonhunting zone
2 : not taking part in hunting members of the nonhunting public

Examples of nonhunting in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Park Rapids, Minnesota, an hour-and-a-half drive due east from Fargo—in a nonhunting family, squarely in the cultural minority. Amy Thielen, Saveur, "A Midwestern Hunter’s Thanksgiving," 15 Nov. 2016

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First Known Use of nonhunting

1850, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Nonhunting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonhunting. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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