nonjoiner

noun
non·​join·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈjȯi-nər How to pronounce nonjoiner (audio) \
plural nonjoiners

Definition of nonjoiner

: one who does not become a member of an organization or is not given to joining many organizations The problem is even more vexing since AARP is bent on attracting the most fractured collection of nonjoiners in history, the aging baby boomers.— Jeffrey H. Birnbaum

First Known Use of nonjoiner

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonjoiner.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonjoiner. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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