Definitions for: Unorthodox


[adj] independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"
[adj] breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"



Synonyms: dissentient, dissident, heretical, heterodox, iconoclastic, irregular, maverick, nonconforming, nonconformist, recusant, reformed, unconventional

Antonyms: orthodox




Famous Quotes Containing Unorthodox:


My work is so unorthodox that from one panel to the next, the drawings are completely different... totally opposed to the way of working in something like animation, where every drawing has to look like the one before.

-- Sergio Aragones (Spanish Cartoonist)

I do not believe that the men who served in uniform in Vietnam have been given the credit they deserve. It was a difficult war against an unorthodox enemy.

-- William Westmoreland (American Soldier)

I was interested in what was really going on in Salem at that time, and I resolved to investigate this seemingly unorthodox treatment of the people and the period.

-- Carlisle Floyd (American Composer)

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.

-- Boris Yeltsin (Russian Statesman)


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