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Definition of "nonplayoff" [nonplayoff]

  • Not included in a given sport's playoffs (adjective)

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Use "nonplayoff" in a sentence
  • "After losing four of its last five games, the Avalanche went into Friday's NHL games only two points behind Northwest Division-leading Vancouver, yet also only four points ahead of the first "nonplayoff" team in the Western Conference - the Detroit Red Wings."
  • "However, after blowout losses to nonplayoff teams like Dallas and Edmonton, the Sharks steadied themselves and closed out the season with an impressive string, winning 8 of their last 10 games."
  • "Denver has a relatively favorable schedule after the rematch against Phoenix on Tuesday night; the Nuggets then face three nonplayoff teams - Sacramento, Seattle and the Los Angeles Clippers."