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Definition of "nonsmoking" []

  • Not engaging in the smoking of tobacco: nonsmoking passengers. (adjective)
  • Designated or reserved for nonsmokers: the nonsmoking section of a restaurant. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nonsmoking" in a sentence
  • "I don't force you to smoke, but I don't want to hear you complain or preach to me about nonsmoking which is your choice."
  • "I just spent two days in a "nonsmoking" room that happened to be next to a room occupied by a chain smoker."
  • "I just spent two days in a "nonsmoking" room next to a room occupied by a chain smoker."