Meaning of nonworking


Pronunciation: (non-wûr'king) [key]
— adj.
  1. not employed for a salary, fees, or wages; not producing or generating income: Our employee medical plan also covers nonworking spouses.
  2. not involved in or deriving from labor; not engaged in or directed toward work, esp. as an employee: What are some of your nonworking activities?
  3. not functioning or operating: a nonworking coffee grinder.
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