nonperformer

noun non·per·form·er \ ˌnän-pər-ˈfȯr-mər , -pə- \

Definition of nonperformer

plural nonperformers
: a person or thing that does not perform
  • … workshops designed to help aspiring and practicing performers and nonperformers understand the artistic process and to develop practical skills.
  • Tampa Bay Times
  • In the business world, nonperformers [=businesspeople who perform their jobs poorly] are shown to the door without ceremony.
  • Business Week
  • nonperformers are loans on which interest payments are in arrears, usually by 60 days or more …
  • Business Week

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