(noun, adjective)


1. denoting something occurring once.


1. the present occasion

- for the nonce

Definition categories: time, nowadays, present

Sentences with nonce as a noun:

- That will do for the nonce, but we'll need a better answer for the long term.

- I had thought that the term was a nonce, but it seems as if it's been picked up by other authors.

- That bloke who lives at number 53 is a nonce!

- Shut it, ya nonce!

- In this protocol we use the serial number of the message as a nonce.