nonsubject

noun
non·​sub·​ject | \ ˌnän-ˈsəb-jikt How to pronounce nonsubject (audio) , -(ˌ)jekt \
plural nonsubjects

Definition of nonsubject

: something that is not a subject or is not considered worthy of discussion This was a nonsubject during the election campaign.— Roger Cohen

Examples of nonsubject in a Sentence

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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First Known Use of nonsubject

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonsubject.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonsubject. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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