AskDefine | Define unorthodox

Dictionary Definition

unorthodox adj
1 independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians" [syn: irregular, maverick]
2 breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle" [ant: orthodox]

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  1. unusual, unconventional, or idiosyncratic



Extensive Definition

Unorthodox may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Albigensian, Arian, Bohemian, Catharist, Donatist, Ebionitist, Erastian, Gnostic, Jansenist, Jansenistic, Jovinianist, Jovinianistic, Lollard, Manichaean, Monophysite, Monophysitic, Montanist, Montanistic, Pelagian, Sabellian, Waldensian, Wyclifite, aberrant, abnormal, abroad, adrift, all abroad, all off, all wrong, amiss, antinomian, apocryphal, askew, astray, at fault, awry, beat, beside the mark, breakaway, capricious, changeable, changing, choppy, corrupt, deceptive, defective, delusive, deviant, deviating, deviational, deviative, deviatory, different, disorderly, dissident, distorted, divaricate, divergent, diversified, diversiform, emanationist, erose, errant, erratic, erring, erroneous, fallacious, false, far out, faultful, faulty, flawed, free and easy, fringy, heretical, heteroclite, heterodox, hippie, hylotheist, hylotheistic, illogical, illusory, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant, individualistic, informal, inner-directed, irregular, jagged, jerky, kinky, maverick, mercurial, motley, mutable, nonconforming, nonconformist, nonorthodox, nonstandard, nonuniform, not cricket, not done, not kosher, not right, not true, off, off the track, offbeat, original, out, pantheist, pantheistic, peccant, perverse, perverted, pluralistic, ragged, rough, schismatic, sectarian, self-contradictory, spasmodic, sporadic, straying, unaccepted, unapproved, unauthentic, unauthoritative, uncanonical, uncommon, unconforming, unconventional, uncustomary, unequable, unequal, uneven, unfactual, unfashionable, unproved, unscriptural, unsound, unstable, unsteady, unsystematic, untrue, ununiform, unusual, variable, variegated, variform, various, varying, wavering, way out, wide, wrong
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