nonalcoholic etymology

English word nonalcoholic comes from English alcoholic, English non-

Detailed word origin of nonalcoholic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
alcoholic English (eng) Having more than a trace amount of alcohol in its contents.. Of or pertaining to alcohol.. Of, pertaining to, or affected by alcoholism. A person addicted to alcohol.. One who abuses alcohol.
non- English (eng) Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
nonalcoholic English (eng) (medicine) Not involving alcohol as its cause.. Containing no more than trace amounts of alcohol. One who is not an alcoholic.

Words with the same origin as nonalcoholic

Descendants of alcoholic
-holic -oholic alkie
Descendants of non-
nonaccentual nonaggression noncommittal nondenominational nondescript nondisclosure nonentity nonessential nonexistent nonfat nonfiction nonhuman noninvasive nonlethal nonnegotiable nonpayment nonprofit nonrefundable nonrhoticity nonspecific nonstarter nonthreatening nontoxic nontraditional