from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Refusing commitment to a particular opinion or course of action; not revealing what one feels or thinks: "His face was the color of a freshly baked pork pie and as noncommittal” ( Thomas Pynchon).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Tending to avoid commitment; lacking certainty or decisiveness; reluctant to give out information or show one's feelings or opinion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A state of not being committed or pledged; forbearance or refusal to commit one's self. Also used adjectively.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Disinclined to express an opinion one way or the other; unwilling to commit one's self to any particular view or course; as, he was entirely non-committal.
- That does not commit or pledge one to any particular view or course; not involving an expression of opinion or preference for any particular course of action; free from pledge or entanglement of any kind: as, a non-committal answer or statement; non-committal behavior.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. refusing to bind oneself to a particular course of action or view or the like
non- + committal (Wiktionary)