unorthodox

adjective un·or·tho·dox \ ˌən-ˈȯr-thə-ˌdäks \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of unorthodox

: not orthodox

unorthodoxly

adverb

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

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First Known Use of unorthodox

1629


UNORTHODOX Defined for English Language Learners

unorthodox

adjective

Definition of unorthodox for English Language Learners

  • : different from what is usually done or accepted



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