Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - Not capable of causing death.

Usage examples (30)
  • The Army has been developing the so called nonlethal equipment for quite some time.
  • The history of what is euphemistically called nonlethal pacification stretches back more than a century.
  • These "nonlethal" guns kill, and that ought to be the end of their use.
  • Where are these unruly American crowds and who are the dangerous individuals these "nonlethal" weapons will be used on? for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.