nontraditional love

Definitions

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  • adj. Not traditional; not related to tradition.
  • adj. Innovative; new; daring.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not conforming to or in accord with tradition

Etymologies

non- +‎ traditional (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Indeed, Ms. Olsen went on, if TV shows such as "Who Do You Think You Are?" and websites like Ancestry.com haven't made cemeteries exactly chic again, they have contributed to an uptick in what she described as the "nontraditional visitor."

    Life Among the Headstones

  • Seen here in a 2003 Fox interview, she describes what she called her nontraditional family.

    CNN Transcript Jul 3, 2009

  • Across the board, banks had increased their standards for subprime borrowers, or what you call nontraditional loans, loans that don't have income verification and, you know, anything that doesn't seem normal.

    CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2007

  • Candy sales are way up because people are selling them at what they call nontraditional places.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2006

  • Stein's next book, which he describes as a "nontraditional ghost story," takes place on Puget Sound.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • To Buckler, 61, it starts with ideas, or what he calls nontraditional solutions.

    detnews.com - Autos Insider

  • "If you look at the world today when it comes to training, everybody's starting to morph off into what I call nontraditional training," Mastrov says.

    SPORTSbyBROOKS

  • The campaign will use what it calls nontraditional methods aimed at overcoming images of war and conflict by touting the Jewish state's scientific, cultural and other achievements.

    Jewish Exponent News

  • This policy not only helped generate a boom in nontraditional exports but also contributed to reasonable interest-rate levels and to the prevention of capital flight.

    Matthew Yglesias » Effective Government Matters

  • The prospectus says the fund is designed to invest in nontraditional asset categories and to use strategies including "market neutral, inflation protection, commodities, real estate, floating rate loans, infrastructure and emerging markets."

    One Fund, Many Experts

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