unorthodox

unorthodox
I adjective a ceteris dissentire, aberrant, anomalous, deviative, different, divergent, eccentric, heretical, heterodox, irregular, lawless, out of step, unaccepted, unapproved, uncanonical, uncommon, unconformable, unconventional, unfashionable, unobservant, unusual II index deviant, eccentric, informal, nonconforming, novel, original (creative), peculiar (curious), skeptical, uncommon, unusual

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  • Unorthodox — may refer to: * Unorthodox (band), a doom metal band from Maryland * Unorthodox (album), the 1992 debut album by Edge of Sanity * Left arm unorthodox spin, a style of bowling in the sport of cricket * Unorthodox Engineers, the subject of a series …   Wikipedia

  • unorthodox — UK US /ʌnˈɔːθədɒks/ adjective ► different from what is usual or expected in behaviour, ideas, methods, etc.: unorthodox approaches/methods/practices »Regulators began to scrutinize the company s unorthodox accounting methods. → Compare… …   Financial and business terms

  • unorthodox — 1650s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + ORTHODOX (Cf. orthodox) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unorthodox — [adj] abnormal; other than accepted beatnik*, crazy*, different, dissident, eccentric, far out, flaky*, heretical, heterodox, irregular, kinky*, nonconformist, off the beaten path*, schismatic, sectarian, unconventional, uncustomary, unusual,… …   New thesaurus

  • unorthodox — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted. DERIVATIVES unorthodoxy noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unorthodox — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unorthodox — [[t]ʌ̱nɔ͟ː(r)θədɒks[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone s behaviour, beliefs, or customs as unorthodox, you mean that they are different from what is generally accepted. She spent an unorthodox girlhood travelling with her father… …   English dictionary

  • unorthodox — adj. unorthodox to + inf. (it is unorthodox to bypass the channels of command in the army) * * * [ʌn ɔːθədɒks] unorthodox to + inf. (it is unorthodox to bypass the channels of command in the army) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unorthodox — un|or|tho|dox [ʌnˈo:θədɔks US ʌnˈo:rθəda:ks] adj unorthodox opinions or methods are different from what is usual or accepted by most people unorthodox view/approach/theory etc ▪ Her unorthodox views tend to attract controversy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unorthodox — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

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