nontitle

adjective

non·​ti·​tle ˌnän-ˈtī-tᵊl How to pronounce nontitle (audio)
: of, relating to, or being an athletic contest in which a title is not at stake

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Murphy’s prediction didn’t come true — her next fight was a nontitle fight at UFC 263 in June. Beth Bragg, Anchorage Daily News, 21 July 2021 Six knockdowns and less than two rounds later, Frazier was an ex-champion, and that bonanza with Ali had been reduced to a nontitle fight for a small fraction of the money. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, 4 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1922, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nontitle was in 1922

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Cite this Entry

“Nontitle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nontitle. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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