Definition of nonconformist
1 often capitalized : a person who does not conform to an established church; especially : one who does not conform to the Church of England
2 : a person who does not conform to a generally accepted pattern of thought or action
nonconformistadjective, often capitalized
Examples of nonconformist in a Sentence
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.
First Known Use of nonconformist
NONCONFORMIST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nonconformist for English Language Learners
: a person who does not behave the way most people behave : someone who does not conform
NONCONFORMIST Defined for Kids
Definition of nonconformist for Students
: a person who does not behave according to generally accepted standards or customs
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