[ US /əˈnɔɹθəˌdɑks/ ]
[ UK /ʌnˈɔːθədˌɒks/ ]
  1. breaking with convention or tradition
    an unorthodox lifestyle
  2. independent in behavior or thought
    maverick politicians
    she led a somewhat irregular private life
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How To Use unorthodox In A Sentence

  • He is a solid on the ball defender, which makes up for his unorthodox offensive game.
  • One reason may lie in its unorthodox approach. Times, Sunday Times
  • By doing so, he patches up an unorthodox story with a heart-warming resolution.
  • It was to a large extent a self-education with the characteristic vices and virtues; when he came to power in 1949 he was still the brilliant autodidact, mixing shrewd unorthodox insights with astonishing ignorance.
  • But porn plenaries make for unorthodox encounters. FLY FISHING WITH DARTH VADER
  • This unorthodox method an an bears fruit. Times, Sunday Times
  • A more accessible story, then, is one where these structural features are clearly defined -- whether that means unorthodox but simple or deeply conventionalised as in the extreme case of symbolic formulation. The Aesthetics of Fat
  • From early times the papacy had allied with the imperial power to condemn the unorthodox.
  • Summit Series, he says, has found the sweet spot of unorthodoxy and appeal, which helps get participants out of their normal shell. Gregory Ferenstein: A Conference That Entertains, Inspires and Has Impact: Summit Series
  • The spy agency has received widespread publicity on social media for its unorthodox recruitment drive. Times, Sunday Times
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