non·​play·​ing ˌnän-ˈplā-iŋ How to pronounce nonplaying (audio)
: not playing
a nonplaying captain
an athlete's nonplaying time

Word History

First Known Use

1860, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonplaying was in 1860

Dictionary Entries Near nonplaying

Cite this Entry

“Nonplaying.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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