nonspeaker

noun
non·​speak·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈspē-kər How to pronounce nonspeaker (audio) \
plural nonspeakers

Definition of nonspeaker

: a person who is not a speaker especially : someone who does not speak a particular language nonspeakers of English

First Known Use of nonspeaker

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonspeaker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonspeaker. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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