Meaning of non-communicant in English:


Pronunciation /nɒnkəˈmjuːnɪk(ə)nt/


  • (in church use) a person who does not receive Holy Communion, especially regularly or at a particular service.

    ‘It would then be up to the non-communicant to conclude the process, perhaps by bowing or by simply returning to his pew.’
    • ‘What should they do when a non-communicant comes to them?’