Meaning of “non-event” in the English Dictionary


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non-eventnoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˌnɒn.ɪˈvent/ us /ˌnɑːn.ɪˈvent/ informal

a disappointing occasion that was not interesting, especially one that was expected to be exciting and important:

The party turned out to be a non-event - barely anybody showed up.

(Definition of “non-event” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)