Definition of unorthodox
: not orthodox
Examples of unorthodox in a Sentence
a time when people with unorthodox religious views were banished from the colony
raised by an aunt, whose unorthodox parenting practices made for a strange but fun childhood
Recent Examples of unorthodox from the Web
In this unorthodox family feud, Eddie Edwards and his wife Alisha Edwards defeated Davey Richards and Angelina Love in a Full Metal Mayhem Match.
There's the matter of figuring out how to deal with his unorthodox opponent in the grass-court Grand Slam tournament's opening Centre Court match.
Schureck is, at times, unorthodox in his methods, but his perspective has helped build the confidence of FC Cincinnati's No. 1 'keeper after what Hildebrandt admitted was a tougher than expected start to the 2017 season.
It can’t be overstated how unorthodox this process is.
Far from being weary of the controversial and unorthodox president, a lot of Republicans want more candidates like Trump.
In 2006, German physicist Bernard Haisch, known both for his studies of active stars and his openness to unorthodox science, took Penrose’s idea a big step further.
In today’s world of cyber espionage, cellphone security experts say such a policy is not only unorthodox, but dangerous.
A motion that has been described as unorthodox and a capable curveball hasn't hurt, either.
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UNORTHODOX Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unorthodox for English Language Learners
: different from what is usually done or accepted
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