unorthodox

[ uhn-awr-thuh-doks ]
/ ʌnˈɔr θəˌdɒks /

adjective

not conforming to rules, traditions, or modes of conduct, as of a doctrine, religion, or philosophy; not orthodox: an unorthodox ideology.

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Origin of unorthodox

OTHER WORDS FROM unorthodox

un·or·tho·dox·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for unorthodox

unorthodox
/ (ʌnˈɔːθəˌdɒks) /

adjective

not conventional in belief, behaviour, custom, etc

Derived forms of unorthodox

unorthodoxly, adverb
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