nonviewer

noun

non·​view·​er ˌnän-ˈvyü-ər How to pronounce nonviewer (audio)
plural nonviewers
: someone who is not a viewer
nonviewers of local news programs

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The 2016 poll that Paul conducted with Barbara Ley found that late-night viewers were more likely than nonviewers to agree with scientists on both GMOs and vaccines, even after accounting for many other factors that also shape science attitudes. National Geographic, 13 May 2020 But the show handled story lines about pioneer prejudices and gender inequality much more deftly than nonviewers might assume. Brooks Barnes, New York Times, 10 May 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonviewer was in 1950

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Cite this Entry

“Nonviewer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonviewer. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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