nonmajor

noun non·ma·jor \ ˌnän-ˈmā-jər \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of nonmajor

plural nonmajors
: someone or something that is not a major: such as
a : a student who is not majoring in the subject being studied
  • a history course for nonmajors
b : a golf or tennis tournament that is not a major
  • Nearly 5 million viewers watched the final round of the Wyndham Championship two weeks ago, making it the network's best viewership in a nonmajor in more than three years.
  • —Tom Jones

nonmajor

adjective
    • a nonmajor event
    • a nonmajor league
    • nonmajor projects

First Known Use of nonmajor

1934

in the meaning defined above

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