Synonyms for unconventional

Synonyms for (adjective) unconventional

Synonyms: unconventional

Definition: not conforming to accepted rules or standards

Usage: her unconventional dress and hair style

Similar words: bohemian

Definition: unconventional in especially appearance and behavior

Usage: a bohemian life style


Similar words: go-as-you-please

Definition: not bound by rule or law or convention

Usage: bewildered by the old go-as-you-please liberty of alliterative rhythm- George Saintsbury


Similar words: unorthodox, maverick, irregular

Definition: independent in behavior or thought

Usage: she led a somewhat irregular private life; maverick politicians


Synonyms: unconventional

Definition: not conventional or conformist

Usage: unconventional life styles

Similar words: alternative

Definition: pertaining to unconventional choices

Usage: an alternative life style


Similar words: bizarre, gonzo, eccentric, off-the-wall, outlandish, outre, freakish, freaky, flakey, flaky

Definition: conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual

Usage: restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit; famed for his eccentric spelling; a freakish combination of styles; his off-the-wall antics; the outlandish clothes of teenagers; outre and affected stage antics


Similar words: raffish, rakish, devil-may-care

Definition: marked by a carefree unconventionality or disreputableness

Usage: a cocktail party given by some...raffish bachelors- Crary Moore


Similar words: quirky, offbeat, way-out, far-out, kinky

Definition: informal terms; strikingly unconventional


Similar words: funky

Definition: stylish and modern in an unconventional way

Usage: she likes funky clothes; we did it all in black and white in a very funky sixties style


Similar words: spaced-out, spacey, spacy

Definition: stupefied by (or as if by) some narcotic drug


Synonyms: unconventional, unlawful, improper

Definition: not conforming to legality, moral law, or social convention

Usage: an unconventional marriage; improper banking practices

Similar words: irregular

Definition: contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice

Usage: irregular hiring practices