unorthodox
adjective Date: 1657 not orthodox • unorthodoxly adverb

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • unorthodox — UK US /ʌnˈɔːθədɒks/ adjective ► different from what is usual or expected in behaviour, ideas, methods, etc.: unorthodox approaches/methods/practices »Regulators began to scrutinize the company s unorthodox accounting methods. → Compare… …   Financial and business terms

  • unorthodox — I adjective a ceteris dissentire, aberrant, anomalous, deviative, different, divergent, eccentric, heretical, heterodox, irregular, lawless, out of step, unaccepted, unapproved, uncanonical, uncommon, unconformable, unconventional, unfashionable …   Law dictionary

  • unorthodox — 1650s, from UN (Cf. un ) (1) not + ORTHODOX (Cf. orthodox) …   Etymology dictionary

  • unorthodox — [adj] abnormal; other than accepted beatnik*, crazy*, different, dissident, eccentric, far out, flaky*, heretical, heterodox, irregular, kinky*, nonconformist, off the beaten path*, schismatic, sectarian, unconventional, uncustomary, unusual,… …   New thesaurus

  • unorthodox — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ contrary to what is usual, traditional, or accepted. DERIVATIVES unorthodoxy noun …   English terms dictionary

  • unorthodox — [spelling only] …   English World dictionary

  • unorthodox — [[t]ʌ̱nɔ͟ː(r)θədɒks[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED If you describe someone s behaviour, beliefs, or customs as unorthodox, you mean that they are different from what is generally accepted. She spent an unorthodox girlhood travelling with her father… …   English dictionary

  • unorthodox — adj. unorthodox to + inf. (it is unorthodox to bypass the channels of command in the army) * * * [ʌn ɔːθədɒks] unorthodox to + inf. (it is unorthodox to bypass the channels of command in the army) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • unorthodox — un|or|tho|dox [ʌnˈo:θədɔks US ʌnˈo:rθəda:ks] adj unorthodox opinions or methods are different from what is usual or accepted by most people unorthodox view/approach/theory etc ▪ Her unorthodox views tend to attract controversy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • unorthodox — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

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