nonmajor

noun
non·​ma·​jor | \ ˌnän-ˈmā-jər How to pronounce nonmajor (audio) \
plural nonmajors

Definition of nonmajor

: 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

Other Words from nonmajor

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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“Nonmajor.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmajor. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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