1. denoting something occurring once.
1. the present occasion
- for the nonce
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.