noncom

[ non-kom ]
/ ˈnɒnˌkɒm /

noun Informal.

Origin of noncom

First recorded in 1740–50; short for noncommissioned

Definition for noncom (2 of 2)

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Examples from the Web for noncom

  • Enraged, the younger Haer began to shrill commands to a noncom in the way of organizing a pursuit.

    Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • If the Yankee noncom was thinking of trying something, his material was not promising.

    Ride Proud, Rebel!|Andre Alice Norton
  • It did not work well, however, except in one instance, in which the American company became so fond of their French "noncom."

    Average Americans|Theodore Roosevelt
  • The systematic brutality shown the common soldier—even the noncom.

    A Little Garrison|Fritz von der Kyrburg