non·​sign·​er ˌnän-ˈsī-nər How to pronounce nonsigner (audio)
plural nonsigners
: one that does not sign something (such as a treaty) : one that is not a signatory
The nonsigners include some of the most conservative members of the Senate.Byron York
… the treaty does carry moral and diplomatic weight that could discourage … nonsigners from using the weapons.The Chattanooga Times Free Press

Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonsigner was in 1889

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Cite this Entry

“Nonsigner.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

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