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1. One that does not start: The rookie catcher is expected to be a nonstarter for most games.
2. An idea, proposal, or person with no chance of being accepted or successful.
1. (Horse Racing) a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered
2. a person or thing that is useless, has little chance of success, etc
an issue, plan, etc., that does not get or deserve to get under way.
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|Noun||1.||nonstarter - a person with a record of failing; someone who loses consistently|
flash in the pan - someone who enjoys transient success but then fails
underdog - one at a disadvantage and expected to lose
|2.||nonstarter - a horse that fails to run in a race for which it has been entered|