nonkin

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noun non·kin \ ˌnän-ˈkin \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonkin

:people who are not one's kin :those who are not members of one's family or related by blood
  • … households that included nonkin, such as boarders and lodgers
  • —Emily Skop et al.
  • generous toward kin and nonkin alike

First Known Use of nonkin

1938


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