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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered; A person with a record of failing.

Usage examples (31)
  • Alter calls Dean's plan a "nonstarter," but guess in which state I wish my mother lived right now?
  • Going to 6 percent for deputies was a "nonstarter" Sims said.
  • House GOP leader calls Obama bill a 'nonstarter' photo: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
  • House GOP leader calls Obama bill a 'nonstarter' amezionwestcentralcentennialcelebration2010. avi for more
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