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Princeton's WordNet

  1. irregular, maverick, unorthodoxadjective

    independent in behavior or thought

    "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"

  2. unorthodoxadjective

    breaking with convention or tradition

    "an unorthodox lifestyle"


  1. unorthodoxadjective

    unusual, unconventional, or idiosyncratic


  1. Unorthodox

    Unorthodox is the second full-length studio album by the Swedish death metal band Edge of Sanity. It was recorded in between December 1991 and January 1992 with Tomas Skogsberg and released by Black Mark Records on July 8, 1992. Dan Swanö has claimed that this is his favorite Edge of Sanity album, and even went as far as to call it "perfect".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unorthodox

    un-or′thō-doks, adj. not orthodox.—n. Unor′thodoxy, heterodoxy, heresy.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unorthodox in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unorthodox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of unorthodox in a Sentence

  1. Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin:

    It is especially important to encourage unorthodox thinking when the situation is critical At such moments every new word and fresh thought is more precious than gold. Indeed, people must not be deprived of the right to think their own thoughts.

  2. Gary Herbert:

    There's a higher probability of a recession than we thought at the beginning of this year, and the Fed may need to return more significantly to unorthodox monetary policy like quantitative easing, it's not unthinkable to expect a recession in the next year, it's one stupid tweet away.

  3. Ken Jacobson:

    We feel that the quality and unorthodox style of many of Ruskin’s daguerreotypes will come as a major surprise to both photographic historians and those in the field of Ruskin scholarship, ruskin’s daguerreotypes would be a sensational new revelation in the history of photography even if he were completely unknown.

  4. Aaron David Miller:

    The way this administration does business is highly unorthodox in so many respects.

  5. Lawyer Stephan Seeger:

    If someone does something unorthodox, it's automatically a threat.

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