Definition of Nonjuror in English:


Syllabification: Non·ju·ror
Pronunciation: /nänˈjo͝orər


  • A member of the English clergy who refused to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary in 1689.
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    • The longest piece by far is Jonathan Clark's essay on ‘Samuel Johnson as a Nonjuror’, which pursues further some of the evidence for Johnson's true allegiances used in his 1994 book on the Great Cham.

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