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'