Also tra·di·tion·ar·y [truh-dish-uh-ner-ee] /trəˈdɪʃ əˌnɛr i/ (for defs 1–3).
Origin of traditional
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1, 2. conventional, customary, established.
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Examples from the Web for untraditional
After all, plenty of folks would be amenable to, or perhaps even charmed by, the idea of an untraditional marriage.What Is ‘Natural Marriage?’
March 27, 2014
An untraditional campaign topic, private equity is actually a foreign idea to many voters.Romney Attacks Obama Over ‘Public’ Equity Job Slashing
May 29, 2012
So far, she appears to be enjoying this untraditional tour immensely.The Media’s Wild Search for Palin
May 31, 2011
ABC News's hiring of Christiane Amanpour is a gamble on an untraditional star.
ABC News' hiring of Christiane Amanpour is a gamble on an untraditional star.
I need scarcely add that the untraditional point of view will contain little or no original matter.The Promise Of American Life
Herbert David Croly
She carries everything before her by the grace of her untraditional movements.Saunterings in and about London
Logic, if untrammelled, has a way of leading to untraditional conclusions.Medival Heresy and the Inquisition
A. S. Turberville
- of, relating to, or being a tradition
- of or relating to the style of jazz originating in New Orleans, characterized by collective improvisation by a front line of trumpet, trombone, and clarinet accompanied by various rhythm instruments
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Word Origin and History for untraditional
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