Simple Definition of nonstandard
: not accepted or used by most of the educated speakers and writers of a language
: not the usual size or kind
Full Definition of nonstandard
1 : not standard
2 : not conforming in pronunciation, grammatical construction, idiom, or word choice to the usage generally characteristic of educated native speakers of a language — compare substandard
Examples of nonstandard in a sentence
He works nonstandard hours so that he can pick his kids up from school.
First Known Use of nonstandard
NONSTANDARD Defined for Kids
Definition of nonstandard for Students
: different from or lower in quality than what is typical <nonstandard work>
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