What does unconventional mean?

Definitions for unconventionalˌʌn kənˈvɛn ʃə nl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unconventional.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. unconventional(adj)

    not conforming to accepted rules or standards

    "her unconventional dress and hair style"

  2. unconventional(adj)

    not conventional or conformist

    "unconventional life styles"

  3. improper, unconventional, unlawful(adj)

    not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

    "an unconventional marriage"; "improper banking practices"


  1. unconventional(Noun)

    Something or someone that is unconventional.

  2. unconventional(Adjective)

    Not adhering to convention or accepted standards

  3. unconventional(Adjective)

    Out of the ordinary

  4. unconventional(Adjective)


Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unconventional

    un-kon-ven′shun-al, adj. not conventional, free in one's ways.—n. Unconventional′ity.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconventional in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unconventional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ryan Lance:

    So the message - unconventional production is here to stay.

  2. Pam Rak:

    It may be a bit unconventional but it works for us (after years of aggravating scheduling conflicts!).

  3. Shawn Ursini:

    The unconventional form of a twisting building means every component of tall building design must be rethought.

  4. Neustadt Police:

    Anyone offered large quantities of chocolate via unconventional channels should report it to the police immediately.

  5. Kansas City:

    It was an unconventional way to score a run, but that was Royals baseball, the Royals ' did it on speed and athleticism.

Images & Illustrations of unconventional

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Translations for unconventional

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • unkonventionellGerman
  • poco convencionalSpanish
  • epätavallinen, epätavanomainenFinnish
  • non conventionnelFrench
  • לא קונבנציונאליHebrew
  • neconvențional, atipicRomanian
  • нетрадиционный, атипичный, нешаблонный, нетипичный, нестандартный, необычныйRussian

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