non·​typ·​i·​cal ˌnän-ˈti-pi-kəl How to pronounce nontypical (audio)
: not typical : atypical
a nontypical situation

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Spillers’ big nontypical whitetail sports 18 points and scored 198 2/8 inches. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 9 Jan. 2023 Fifty percent of each purchase will be donated directly to the school, a program that educates typical and nontypical learners in an inclusive environment. Kimber Westphall, Dallas News, 23 July 2021 Included among Kasas’s top recent bucks is Gerald E. Rightmyer’s 272-2/8-inch nontypical taken in 2006 and a 295-inch giant picked up in 2012. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 19 Mar. 2021 Sporting 18 scorable points, the 61/2-year-old free-ranging whitetail was recently taped for Texas Big Game Awards at 172 gross and 1634/8 net as a nontypical using the Boone and Crockett scoring system. Matt Williams, Dallas News, 29 Jan. 2021 Ryan Beran watched this 200-plus-inch nontypical buck grow up on his property in Northeast Ohio and was finally able to tag the monster deer this fall. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 18 Mar. 2021 The monster nontypical has 21 scoreable point and green grossed 236-7/8 inches. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 8 Dec. 2020 In 2017, Kurt started getting trail-cam pics of something unusual on the property—a buck with some nontypical antler growth. Scott Bestul, Field & Stream, 22 Dec. 2020 For some perspective, the biggest nontypical shot with a firearm in Kansas was a 280 4/8-inch buck taken in 1987 by Joseph Waters. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, 1 Oct. 2020 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nontypical was in 1870

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“Nontypical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Feb. 2023.

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