Definition of non-woven in US English:

non-woven

adjective

  • Of a fabric, textile, paper, etc.: made by a means other than weaving, knitting, or spinning a yarn, such as the chemical bonding or physical entangling of fibres.

noun

  • A non-woven material.

Origin

1940s; earliest use found in Forbes. From non- + woven.

Pronunciation

non-woven

/nɒnˈwəʊvn/