nonsubject

noun

non·​sub·​ject ˌnän-ˈsəb-jikt How to pronounce nonsubject (audio)
-(ˌ)jekt
plural nonsubjects
: something that is not a subject or is not considered worthy of discussion
This was a nonsubject during the election campaign.Roger Cohen

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Realty agents in some of the highest-cost areas say the tax bill is a nonsubject among affluent buyers and sellers. Kenneth R. Harney, chicagotribune.com, 12 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1866, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonsubject was in 1866

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Cite this Entry

“Nonsubject.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsubject. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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