Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1Not taking part in an activity.‘older people can become non-participating social individuals’
unaligned, non-aligned, unaffiliated, unallied, non-allied, non-participating, uninvolved, non-interventionistView synonyms
- ‘A particularly good game of One Touch would actually attract non-participating spectators.’
- ‘Ample and secure parking for cars and non-participating motorcyclists will also be provided.’
- ‘A similar strike was staged in Kendari, Southeast Sulawesi, with striking drivers ordering non-participating drivers to offload their passengers and park their vehicles at the roadside.’
- ‘I am not impressed by the policy in international cricket that both umpires must be from a non-participating country.’
- ‘As the girls posed, the guys ogled and non-participating girls frowned on those involved.’
- ‘After participating in the 4-part art program, 11 of the 15 participating students said they would like to have greater numbers of older patients in their future practices compared to only 2 non-participating medical students.’
- ‘‘They were non-participating observers,’ he told Health Minister David Lammy.’
- ‘Results from the first sample show a 16 percent retention rate increase from fall 2001 to fall 2002 and a 0.5 GPA increase compared to non-participating freshmen.’
- ‘Of the freshmen who participated in the program in 1995, 81 percent graduated within five years, compared to 78 percent of non-participating freshmen.’
- ‘Furthermore, we found significant differences between the non-participating groups.’
- ‘A more recent study found that adolescents who participated in organized group activities were less likely to smoke, drink, and use marijuana compared to non-participating peers.’
2(of an insurance policy) not allowing the holder a share of the profits, typically in the form of a bonus, made by the company.
Are you looking for a word for a foolish person? We explore twelve interesting words to describe the dunderheads in your life.
Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.