Dictionary.com

unorthodox

[ uhn-awr-thuh-doks ]
/ ʌnˈɔr θəˌdɒks /
Save This Word!

adjective
not conforming to rules, traditions, or modes of conduct, as of a doctrine, religion, or philosophy; not orthodox: an unorthodox ideology.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.

Origin of unorthodox

OTHER WORDS FROM unorthodox

un·or·tho·dox·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use unorthodox in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for unorthodox

unorthodox
/ (ʌnˈɔːθəˌdɒks) /

adjective
not conventional in belief, behaviour, custom, etc

Derived forms of unorthodox

unorthodoxly, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK