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unorthodox definition

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This page has two definitions of unorthodox in English and German. Unorthodox is an adjective. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

English unorthodox definition

Etymology

un- +‎ orthodox

Pronunciation

Adjective

unorthodox (comparative more unorthodox, superlative most unorthodox)

  1. Unusual, unconventional, or idiosyncratic.
    Synonyms: heretical, heterodox, inorthodox
    Antonym: orthodox
    • November 2 2014, Daniel Taylor, "Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," guardian.co.uk
      The breakthrough came after 63 minutes as United’s unorthodox defence desperately tried to hold off a spell of sustained pressure.
    • 2018 April 18, “Chinese driving school makes students put phones on line”, in AP News[1], archived from the original on 18 April 2018:
      A driving teacher in China is using an unorthodox method to get his students to drive with more care. He calls it the “fatal blow” method. Basically, students have to manoeuvre the car with skill or risk crushing their smartphones... or those of their classmates.

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German unorthodox definition

Etymology

un- +‎ orthodox

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊn.ʔɔʁ.toˌdɔks/
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  • Hyphenation: un‧or‧tho‧dox

Adjective

unorthodox (strong nominative masculine singular unorthodoxer, comparative unorthodoxer, superlative am unorthodoxesten)

  1. unorthodox
    Antonym: orthodox

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