Definitions

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  • adjective Not starting, or unrelated to the starting of something.

Etymologies

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non- +‎ starting

Examples

  • After The Great Moment spelled the death of his formerly fruitful relationship with Paramount, Sturges endured a disastrous stint co-running a nonstarting film studio with Howard Hughes.

    My Year of Flops

  • Or maybe he'll just turn his gaze from his nonstarting overture to Tehran to the Holy Land, whose pastures look ever-so slightly greener thanks to Mr. Netanyahu's attempt at reasonableness and conciliation.

    Wanted: 'Hope' for Iran

  • Lewis settled down next to the nonstarting fire, glanced at me, and extended a hand, palm out, toward the inert pile of soaked wood.

    Thin Air

  • John was mostly a nonstarting defensive back at Miami of Ohio.

    NYT > Home Page

  • If he can turn a lifetime nonstarting quarterback into a competent performer, well then, what might he be able to do with a raw treasure like Jay Cutler?

    RockyMountainNews.com

  • If not, he will get nonstarting reps behind starters Murphy and

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Or maybe he'll just turn his gaze from his nonstarting overture to Tehran to the Holy Land, whose pastures look ever-so slightly greener thanks to Mr. Netanyahu's attempt at reasonableness and conciliation.

    Israelated - English Israel blogs

  • "sackmeister" is nonstarting defensive end Ray McDonald, who has all of three.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

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