nonstandard

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ standard

Adjective[edit]

nonstandard (comparative more nonstandard, superlative most nonstandard)

  1. Not standard.
  2. (linguistics) Not conforming to the language as used by the majority of its speakers.

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Noun[edit]

nonstandard (plural nonstandards)

  1. Something that is not standard.
    • 2008, Robert Cowart, Brian Knittel, Special Edition Using Microsoft Windows Vista (page 438)
      Unlike the TV standard we are all accustomed to, the Web is the wild, wild West of video nonstandards.