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Definition of "nonplaying" [nonplaying]

  • Not playing, or not part of play (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nonplaying" in a sentence
  • "He wasn't retained by them for the 2011 season, however, then turned down a role as a nonplaying mentor to the squad's younger members, and then went unsold at the re-auction of almost all playing personnel that preceded the current season."
  • "The handsome Englishman, who is the nonplaying captain of the European team at this weekend's Ryder Cup matches here, says things like "Crumbs!" and "Blimey" and always seems up for a cheery bit of repartee."
  • "Last summer, for instance, I was paired with a guy in a charity event who was rhapsodizing about a recent, late-afternoon nine at his club with his son and daughter, joined for the final few holes by his nonplaying wife in a cart."