Definitions

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  • n. That which is not a letter (alphabetic symbol).
  • n. That which is not a letter (written message to be delivered).

Etymologies

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non- +‎ letter

Examples

  • "That letter had so many holes in it that it was a nonletter," says Sheldon, who also complains that Davis stopped taking her phone calls and never came through on the offer to help with grant writing and creative financing.

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  • Sports Illustrated, which used a different, nonletter-grade scoring system, put Flacco in the lower third of the first-round picks: "The negatives attached to Flacco make this pick risky considering the composition of the Ravens 'locker room."

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