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noncom

[non-kom]
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noun Informal.
  1. a noncommissioned officer.
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Origin of noncom

First recorded in 1740–50; short for noncommissioned
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Examples from the Web for noncoms

Historical Examples

  • And half of them officers and noncoms of skeleton regiments.

    Ministry of Disturbance

    Henry Beam Piper

  • The men all did their best to make the work of the noncoms easy.

  • The bars were worn so that noncoms wouldn't be snatching for other duties, messengers idling between missions.

  • You mean it happened many times with respect to other noncoms in the Marines with respect to these officers?

    Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy