nonplayer character


a character in a tabletop role-playing game who is controlled by the Game Master.
a character in a video game who executes scripted roles and is not controlled by the player. Abbreviation: NPC Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for npc

British Dictionary definitions for npc


abbreviation for (in New Zealand)

National Provincial Championship, an interprovincial rugby competition
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012