|part of speech:
||not conforming to convention, rule, or custom.
The design of the new cars was unconventional, but eventually it caught on.It was unconventional for a woman to wear trousers in the early 1900s.As a teacher, she was unconventional, and many others on the staff were opposed to her methods.
- conventional, formal, orthodox, proper, regular, straight
- similar words:
- alternative, audacious, daring, eccentric, irregular
||abnormal, anomalous, avant-garde, curious, erratic, individual, informal, novel, original, outlandish, outrageous, queer, rebellious, special, strange, uncouth, weird
||unconventionally (adv.), unconventionality (n.)