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un- +‎ Canadian


unCanadian ‎(comparative more unCanadian, superlative most unCanadian)

  1. Not Canadian; contrary to or inconsistent with Canada or Canadian values and traditions.
    • 1974, Herschel Hardin, A Nation Unaware: The Canadian Economic Culture, J. J. Douglas (1974), page 321:
      British Columbia as a rule has been treated by the culture of Central Canada as somehow exotic and unCanadian, and Alberta as a parochial outback.
    • 2003, Donna Bailey Nurse, What's a Black Critic To Do?: Interviews, Profiles and Reviews of Black Writers, Insomniac Press (2003), ISBN 1894663527, page 24:
      Tonight he makes the most unCanadian of admissions: he feels his success is deserved.
    • 2010, Marci McDonald, The Armageddon Factor: The Rise of Christian Nationalism in Canada, Random House Canada (2010), ISBN 9780307356468, page 89:
      "Under previous governments a lot of us were branded as bogeymen, as somehow unCanadian for our beliefs," Rogusky told a reporter.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:unCanadian.