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English adjective: unconventional

1. unconventional not conforming to accepted rules or standards

SamplesHer unconventional dress and hair style.

Similarbohemian, go-as-you-please, irregular, maverick, unorthodox

See alsooriginal

Attributeconvention, conventionalism, conventionality


2. unconventional not conventional or conformist

SamplesUnconventional life styles.

Similaralternative, bizarre, devil-may-care, eccentric, far-out, flakey, flaky, freakish, freaky, funky, gonzo, kinky, off-the-wall, offbeat, outlandish, outre, quirky, raffish, rakish, spaced-out, spacey, spacy, way-out

Antonymsconventional, conventional

3. unconventional not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

SamplesAn unconventional marriage.
Improper banking practices.

Synonymsimproper, unlawful



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