adjective atyp·i·cal \(ˌ)ā-ˈti-pi-kəl\

: not typical : not usual or normal

Full Definition of ATYPICAL

:  not typical :  irregular, unusual <an atypical form of a disease>
atyp·i·cal·i·ty \ˌā-ˌti-pə-ˈka-lə-tē\ noun
atyp·i·cal·ly \(ˌ)ā-ˈti-pi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ATYPICAL

  1. <the postal service delivered the package with atypical speed>
  2. <since that's an atypical response for an infant, you might want to have her hearing tested>

First Known Use of ATYPICAL

ATYPICALITY Defined for Kids


adjective atyp·i·cal \ˈā-ˈti-pi-kəl\

Definition of ATYPICAL for Kids

:  not usual or normal:  not typical <an atypical case>
atyp·i·cal·ly adverb
Medical Dictionary


adjective atyp·i·cal \(ˈ)ā-ˈtip-i-kəl\

Medical Definition of ATYPICAL

:  not typical :  not like the usual or normal type
atyp·i·cal·ly \(ˈ)ā-ˈtip-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


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