unorthodox

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adjective un·or·tho·dox \ˌən-ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäks\

Definition of unorthodox

  1. :  not orthodox

unorthodoxly

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Examples of unorthodox in a sentence

  1. <a time when people with unorthodox religious views were banished from the colony>

  2. <raised by an aunt, whose unorthodox parenting practices made for a strange but fun childhood>

1629

First Known Use of unorthodox

1629


UNORTHODOX Defined for English Language Learners

unorthodox

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adjective un·or·tho·dox \ˌən-ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäks\

Definition of unorthodox for English Language Learners

  • : different from what is usually done or accepted



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