nonworker

noun
non·​work·​er | \ ˌnän-ˈwər-kər How to pronounce nonworker (audio) \
plural nonworkers

Definition of nonworker

: a person who does not work 38% of the subjects were nonworkers (e.g., unemployed, students).— Peter M. Rabinowitz et al.

First Known Use of nonworker

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonworker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonworker. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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