1. A person connected with a military force in some capacity other than that of a fighter, as a surgeon or chaplain.
2. A person who is not directly involved in combat; a civilian in wartime.
3. Not constituting, designed for, or engaged in combat.
EX. Regardless of who think is winning ground fastest in the console wars right now (it's clearly Playstation 4, followed by Wii-U, and with Xbox One make itself the villain for the moment), we should all be able to agree that the Ouya is about as much a noncombatant in the war of the big three as the Apple's Pippin 2. Just google Pippin. You'll have a good laugh.