AskDefine | Define atypical

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atypical adj
1 deviating from or not conforming to type; "atypical behavior..not the accepted type of response that we expect from children"- G.E.Gardner [syn: untypical] [ant: typical]
2 deviating from what is usual or common or to be expected; often somewhat odd or strange; "these days large families are atypical"; "highly irregular behavior" [syn: irregular]
3 not conforming to type; "showed atypical agility"

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  1. Not conforming to the normal type
  2. Unusual or irregular
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