nonmusical

adjective

non·​mu·​si·​cal ˌnän-ˈmyü-zi-kəl How to pronounce nonmusical (audio)
: not of, relating to, including, or having the quality of music : not musical
nonmusical activities
a nonmusical performance
a harsh, nonmusical sound

Word History

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonmusical was in 1834

Dictionary Entries Near nonmusical

Cite this Entry

“Nonmusical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonmusical. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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