Definitions

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  • adverb Alternative form of atypically.

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

  • adverb in a manner that is not typical

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Not untypically, Virgin Trains is 49% owned by another transport group, Stagecoach.

    Virgin brands: What does Richard Branson really own?

  • Of course, this "defendant" hadn't, but there were people who were also in the business of "antiquities collecting" (as it is sometimes euphemistically referred to) who had, namely the unnamed eminence grise behind Michael Baigent's most recent and rather untypically somewhat lightweight, "The Jesus Papers" (Harper Collins, 2006).

    Robert Eisenman: The James Ossuary: Is It Authentic? (An Update)

  • Always at his best out on the training field, he was said to become increasingly and untypically remote, and he left, after considerable vocal encouragement from Leeds fans, in 1980.

    Jimmy Adamson obituary

  • My Jewish protagonist was based on an untypically shabby German I'd seen wandering around Bombay.

    Voice of the East, Heard From the West

  • How, had they kept mothers much in mind, would the National's collaborators have gone ahead and quoted a London Road resident expressing, true to Blythe's research, and not untypically, her relief that the neighbourhood has improved?

    We shouldn't make entertainment out of others' tragedy | Catherine Bennett

  • In truth, they were fortunate that Lionel Messi so untypically missed two clear chances to score and that the referee denied Barcelona a plausible penalty claim, but still there were signs that Wenger's constant reiteration of a belief in his side's "spirit" indeed had some substance.

    Arsène Wenger's sense of injustice veils deep-lying Arsenal issues | Richard Williams

  • Aversion to niche pitches runs all the way from ITV's schoolmasterly Peter Fincham ( "niche interest programme proposals may be better directed at a niche interest channel"), via Sky's untypically blunt Stuart Murphy (ideas "can't be niche"), to even More4's seemingly fed-up Hamish Mykura (who has had his fill of "programmes people bring me that are too small and niche to survive elsewhere").

    Why don't TV controllers want to find a niche?

  • Nor with Gilles Jacob, president of the Festival, who, it must be remarked, also reacted untypically, for him, when interviewed by the same radio station: "There's the film maker and the citizen; the film maker is an immense film maker, but then there's the citizen, and no one is above the law."

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: Why I Defend Polanski, More Than Ever

  • But, rather untypically, after I had waved the golden carrot, I proceeded to brandish a very sharp stick.

    Dealings

  • Nor with Gilles Jacob, president of the Festival, who, it must be remarked, also reacted untypically, for him, when interviewed by the same radio station: "There's the film maker and the citizen; the film maker is an immense film maker, but then there's the citizen, and no one is above the law."

    Bernard-Henri Lévy: Why I Defend Polanski, More Than Ever

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