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Synonyms for nonstandard
ˈnɒnˈstæn dərdnon·stan·dard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nonstandardadjective

    not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community

    "a nonstandard dialect is one used by uneducated speakers or socially disfavored groups"; "the common core of nonstandard words and phrases in folk speech"- A.R.Dunlap

    standard, criterional, basic, standardized, canonic, regular, received, classical, textbook, regulation, classic, modular, standardised, authoritative, acceptable, stock, definitive, casebook, canonical, criterial

  2. nonstandardadjective

    varying from or not adhering to a standard

    "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"

    authoritative, criterial, criterional, textbook, standardised, standardized, classical, casebook, stock, standard, received, regular, definitive, canonic, regulation, modular, classic, canonical, acceptable, basic

  3. nonstandardadjective

    not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence

    "a nonstandard text"

    received, standard, stock, authoritative, criterional, classical, basic, textbook, classic, modular, regular, standardized, regulation, casebook, acceptable, canonic, definitive, criterial, standardised, canonical

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Editors Contribution

  1. atypical

    not typical or standard

    Submitted by acronimous on April 22, 2014  

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  1. List of paraphrases for "nonstandard":

    non-standard, unconventional, atypical, non-conventional

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