non-paying non-paying

Definition(s):

  • (adj) paying nothing

Usage(s):

  1. Rinfret even issues his wisdom in tape cassettes; they erase the message as they are played so that customers cannot pass them along to non-paying friends.
  2. As NASA's non-paying partner in the project, however, the Air Force may push for a sleeker design.
  3. We must clean up our stock before we join the ranks of the State's non-paying guests.

News

  • No fare

    As a cabbie called the police on a non-paying customer in Hawthorne, the latter’s friend swiped his phone at gunpoint. An unknown man entered a 68-year-old man’s taxi in Center City at 8:15 p.m. June 12 and requested a ride to 12th and Fitzwater streets, but upon arrival would not pay... [This is a summary. To read the full article on SouthPhillyReview.com, click the headline above.]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: South Philly Review

Quotes

  1. "The stimulus [package] focuses on paying jobs, but the non-paying jobs are just as important for a strong society, especially providing help in an economic crisis," Mr. Grassley said.
    on Jan 29, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)

  2. "The association wanted to set up an advisory group some time ago to offer assistance on various issues that affect them," Hargrove said in an interview. "It's a non-paying position. We would meet a few times a year or more, depending on the...
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Buzz Hargrove Source: MLive.com

  3. A spokeswoman for the Mayor of London Boris Johnson said: "Three-quarters of all foreign missions already pay the Congestion Charge. Transport for London continues to press any non-paying embassies to live up to their obligations to their host city...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Boris Johnson Source: BBC News

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