non·​skat·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈskā-tər How to pronounce nonskater (audio) \
plural nonskaters

Definition of nonskater

: someone who does not skate … a warming hut will help nonskaters or those taking a break keep the cold at bay.— Paul Montgomery … they have capitalized on the fashionable appeal of skateboarding to nonskaters— Justin Porter

Examples of nonskater in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Such pain and injury seem frightening to nonskaters. Amelia Nierenberg,, "Lynch Family Skatepark offers teenagers discipline, camaraderie, freedom," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of nonskater

1867, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonskater.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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