atypical atypical  /eɪ ˈtɪ pɪ kəl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) not representative of a group, class, or type
  2. (adj) deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It is not atypical of the leaders of this country to make rhetoric public announcements.
  2. Sharon's career was atypical, not the flamboyance of a megastar nor the culivated shocking behaviour that is typical of the celebrities.

News

  1. Vlambeer, Frogmind honored at Apple Design Awards

    Apple featured numerous iOS games as part of its Design Awards earlier this week, including titles from Vlambeer, Frogmind and Atypical Games that it says raise the bar in terms of innovation. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Gamasutra

  2. Alone In The Park Impressions: A Low-Key Indie Adventure

    Described by creator Katharine Neil as delivering "slow-paced, low-octane gameplay that will have you fully reclined on your chaise longue," Alone in the Park takes players on an atypical adventure through a national park full of odd characters and humorous encounters. Originally developed as a browser game, Alone in the Park is a clever mix of a text adventure and graphic adventure that will be ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Freshmen lawmakers share growing pains as session draws to close

    As their first legislative session wound down, some of the freshman lawmakers reflected on what they said has been an atypical five months and a remarkable learning experience.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New Haven Register

Quotes

  1. "I think the fans enjoyed both games from the standpoint of one thing: They didn't really have a side to pick in this one," Ducks Coach Randy Carlyle said. "So it was an enjoyable thing. . . . It was atypical of an NHL crowd from the...
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Randy Carlyle Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. The incident "is atypical and unacceptable and does not represent the Israel Defense Forces or its values," Barak told lawmakers from his Labor Party on Monday, according to a statement released by his office.
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Ehud Barak Source: MLive.com

  3. "It was sort of an atypical beginning because typically we establish Courtney in the low block, and we pound it in, we pound it in, we pound it in. And then once they're surrounding her, we kick it out and get the 3," Oklahoma coach Sherri Coale...
    on Mar 7, 2007 By: Sherri Coale Source: Forbes

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