- noncommissioned officer
Origin of noncombatant
Examples from the Web for non-combatant
But Broyles is too good here, and admits that women too feel the pull of war by being exposed to it, even as a non-combatant.
It has steadfastly refused to release its own estimates of non-combatant deaths in drone strikes, figures that it says classified.U.S. Drone Program Needs to Be Accompanied by Hard Facts on Civilian Deaths|Daniel Klaidman|November 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Although there are more NATO troops in Afghanistan conducting more missions than ever before, non-combatant deaths are down.
There is not a road in the county not marked with the blood of some soldier or non-combatant.Sergeant York And His People|Sam Cowan
Anyhow, we'll do our best, and to do it we mustn't be hampered by the presence of a non-combatant.The Shooting of Dan McGrew, A Novel|Marvin Dana
It was no time for diplomacy or fine distinctions as to the rights of the non-combatant sex.Our Square and the People in It|Samuel Hopkins Adams
The rebels had ample supplies of rice, buffaloes, etc., stolen from the non-combatant natives.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
There never was a completer victory; I was the only non-combatant left on the field.A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)