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 the film, directed by Marti Noxon, Collins plays Ellen, a severely anorexic teenager who is sent for treatment at an inpatient clinic run by an unorthodox therapist (Keanu Reeves).
These businesses — first drawn to Switzerland’s political stability and Zug’s smooth bureaucracy — have found a country open to their unorthodox ideas about currency.
But the firm’s decision to do business with a foreign-intelligence service known for torture and repression, one that has been instrumental to Sisi’s crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood and other groups, is unorthodox.
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.
A former state prosecutor, Duterte denies condoning extrajudicial killings and remains popular with the masses who embrace his unorthodox leadership style, profanity-laced outbursts and draconian bent in an Asian bastion of democracy.
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.
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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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