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Synonyms for nonstandard

Synonyms for (adjective) nonstandard

Synonyms: nonstandard Definition: varying from or not adhering to a standard Usage: nonstandard windows; envelopes of nonstandard sizes; nonstandard lengths of board

Similar words: substandard, deficient, inferior Definition: falling short of some prescribed norm Usage: substandard housing

Similar words: nonnormative Definition: not based on a norm

Synonyms: nonstandard Definition: not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community Usage: 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

Similar words: bad Definition: nonstandard Usage: so-called bad grammar

Similar words: unacceptable, unaccepted Definition: not conforming to standard usage Usage: the following use of `access' was judged unacceptable by a panel of linguists; `You can access your cash at any of 300 automatic tellers'