nonorthodox

adjective non·or·tho·dox \ ˌnän-ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäks \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of nonorthodox

1 a :not conforming to established doctrine
  • … teaches nonorthodox Christian doctrine …
  • The Virginian-Pilot
b :unconventional, unorthodox
  • nonorthodox approaches are needed.
  • —Elaine Ciulla Kamarck
2 non-Orthodox :of or relating to branches of Judaism other than Orthodox Judaism
  • non-Orthodox prayer services

First Known Use of nonorthodox

1819


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