nonmathematician

noun

non·​math·​e·​ma·​ti·​cian ˌnän-ˌmath-mə-ˈti-shən How to pronounce nonmathematician (audio)
-ˌma-thə-
plural nonmathematicians
: a person who is not a mathematician
a text understandable to the nonmathematician
… having read my way through … books written by physicists for nonmathematicians like me …Lewis Thomas

Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmathematician was in 1879

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“Nonmathematician.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmathematician. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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