from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Breaking with convention or tradition; not orthodox.
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- adj. unusual, unconventional, or idiosyncratic
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not orthodox; heterodox; heretical.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. independent in behavior or thought
- adj. breaking with convention or tradition
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What was it to him that these uneducated boors, in their feeble ignorance, tried constantly to entrap him into something which they called unorthodox, and to twist his words into the semblance of fancied heresy?
He shunned IMF aid to protect what he called "unorthodox" measures from oversight.
Orban has shunned the IMF since taking office in 2010 to prevent interference in what he called his "unorthodox" measures.
These women are part of a growing army of guerrilla fruit pickers, who climb fences and brave dangers ranging from broken wine bottles and stinging nettles to hostile dogs and turf-conscious rats to pick seasonal fruit in unorthodox places.
The thesis that real rates and real exchange rates impact on employment in unorthodox ways became the signature theme of
Foust recalled her daughter setting some sort of high jump record, and doing it in unorthodox form.
Mark Block, who is smoking a cigarette in the now-viral Cain video, is described as "unorthodox" in the
Still, the Emerging Church movement is treading on ground that traditionalists call unorthodox, if not heretical.
The unexpected grabs attention and the unorthodox is the antidote to a world of mediocrity.
Can this really be called unorthodox behavior given the driver's orthodox apparel?