HyperDic: unconventional

English > 3 senses of the word unconventional:
ADJECTIVEallunconventionalnot conforming to accepted rules or standards
allunconventionalnot conventional or conformist
allunconventional, improper, unlawfulnot conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention
unconventional > pronunciation
Soundsah.nkahnveh'nshahnahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > unconventional: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot conforming to accepted rules or standards.
Example"her unconventional dress and hair style"
Attribute ofconventionality, convention, conventionalismorthodoxy as a consequence of being conventional
NarrowerbohemianUnconventional in especially appearance and behavior
go-as-you-pleasenot bound by rule or law or convention
irregular, maverick, unorthodoxIndependent in behavior or thought
See alsooriginalBeing or productive of something fresh and unusual
OppositeconventionalFollowing accepted customs and proprieties
Spanishno convencionales
Nounsunconventionalityoriginality by virtue of being unconventional
Adverbsunconventionallyin an unconventional manner
English > unconventional: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot conventional or conformist.
Example"unconventional life styles"
Narroweralternativepertaining to unconventional choices
bizarre, eccentric, freakish, freaky, flaky, flakey, gonzo, off-the-wall, outlandish, outreconspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
devil-may-care, raffish, rakishmarked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness
far-out, kinky, offbeat, quirky, way-outinformal terms
funkyStylish and modern in an unconventional way
spaced-out, spacy, spaceystupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug
OppositeconventionalFollowing accepted customs and proprieties
conventionalunimaginative / unimaginative and conformist
Spanishpoco convencional
English > unconventional: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention.
Example"an unconventional marriage"
Synonymsimproper, unlawful
Broaderirregularcontrary to rule or accepted order or general practice
Spanishilícito
Nounsunconventionalityunorthodoxy by virtue of being unconventional

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