nonparticipant

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noun non·par·tic·i·pant \ ˌnän-pär-ˈti-sə-pənt , -pər- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonparticipant

plural nonparticipants
:one who does not participate in something
  • … recent data show few differences in weight between food stamp participants and nonparticipants among women.
  • —Michele Ver Ploeg et al.
  • The activists drew support from passersby, with many nonparticipants voicing approval …
  • —Brenna Smith

First Known Use of nonparticipant

1864


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