non·​work·​er ˌnän-ˈwər-kər How to pronounce nonworker (audio)
plural nonworkers
: a person who does not work
38% of the subjects were nonworkers (e.g., unemployed, students).Peter M. Rabinowitz et al.

Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonworker was in 1844

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Cite this Entry

“Nonworker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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