Definition of atypical
- Atypical antipsychotics work more precisely, manipulating both dopamine and serotonin and suppressing symptoms without causing so many associated problems.
- —Jeffrey Kluger
the postal service delivered the package with atypical speed
since that's an atypical response for an infant, you might want to have her hearing tested
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: not typical : not usual or normal
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