often capitalized : a person who does not conform to an established church; especially : one who does not conform to the Church of England
: a person who does not conform to a generally accepted pattern of thought or action
— nonconformist adjective often capitalized
Examples of NONCONFORMIST
- He was a nonconformist in college but now wears a three-piece suit to work every day.
- They were stubborn nonconformists who chose to be arrested instead of obeying the laws.
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Related to NONCONFORMIST
- bohemian, boho, counterculturist, deviant, enfant terrible, free spirit, heretic, iconoclast, individualist, loner, lone ranger, lone wolf, maverick, nonconformer
- conformer, conformist
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