nonalcoholic

[ non-al-kuh-haw-lik, -hol-ik ]
/ ˌnɒn æl kəˈhɔ lɪk, -ˈhɒl ɪk /

adjective

not being or containing alcohol: nonalcoholic beverages.

noun

a person who is not an alcoholic.

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Origin of nonalcoholic

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + alcoholic
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Example sentences from the Web for nonalcoholic

  • And the result was she found she liked a nonalcoholic Noel better than ever—and she chucked the seer.

    Manslaughter|Alice Duer Miller

British Dictionary definitions for nonalcoholic

nonalcoholic
/ (ˌnɒnælkəˈhɒlɪk) /

adjective

not containing alcoholnonalcoholic drinks
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Medical definitions for nonalcoholic

nonalcoholic
[ nŏn′ăl-kə-hôlĭk ]

adj.

A beverage usually containing less than 0.5 percent alcohol by volume.
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