- not typical; not conforming to the type; irregular; abnormal: atypical behavior; a flower atypical of the species.
Origin of atypical
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Examples from the Web for atypically
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- not typical; deviating from or not conforming to type
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Word Origin and History for atypically
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Not corresponding to the normal form or type; not typical.
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