[non-lee-guh l]


not related to, qualified for, or phrased in the manner of the practice of law (distinguished from illegal): a nonlegal explanation.

Nearby words

  1. nonjudgmental,
  2. nonjuror,
  3. nonjurors,
  4. nonlamellar bone,
  5. nonleaded,
  6. nonlethal,
  7. nonlife,
  8. nonlinear,
  9. nonlinearity,
  10. nonlipid histiocytosis

Origin of nonlegal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for non-legal

  • In the seventeenth century, lawyers usually called their clients and the non-legal public 'Lay Gents.'

    A Book About Lawyers|John Cordy Jeaffreson
  • There was no foundation for this view in positive law, but it appears from time to time in non-legal and quasi-legal writings.