non·​phi·​los·​o·​pher ˌnän-fə-ˈlä-s(ə-)fər How to pronounce nonphilosopher (audio)
plural nonphilosophers
: a person who is not a philosopher
… a profundity of philosophical insight which is designed to make a nonphilosopher uneasy.James Fenton

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonphilosopher was in 1860

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“Nonphilosopher.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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