non·​in·​tox·​i·​cant ˌnän-in-ˈtäk-si-kənt How to pronounce nonintoxicant (audio)
: something (such as a beverage) that is not an intoxicant
laws relating to the sale of nonintoxicants
often used before another noun
nonintoxicant drinks

Word History

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonintoxicant was in 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Nonintoxicant.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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