not ; not conforming to the type; irregular; abnormal:
atypical behavior; a flower atypical of the species.
His PR in the months leading up to the film has been atypically bizarre and even repellent.
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Finally, financial markets have been atypically sanguine and even levelheaded.
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Benedikt says: “To suppose that an atypically constructed brain can function normally is out of the question.”
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not typical; deviating from or not conforming to type
1847, from a- (2) “not” + typical. Related: Atypically.
atypical a·typ·i·cal (ā-tĭp’ĭ-kəl)
Not corresponding to the normal form or type; not typical.
to the; at the; with the. . . Also, au. Symbol, Chemistry, . angstrom unit. Contemporary Examples When the earthquake struck, Buck Close was driving in a car on the outskirts of Port au Prince. What I Saw in Haiti Buck Close January 14, 2010 Jim Adelman, the general manager at au Bon Climat in […]
- Au bleu
adjective pertaining to fish prepared immediately after it is killed Examples Boiled potatoes and melted butter are served with trout au bleu. Word Origin from this method used on trout, plunging it into boiling water which turns the skin blue Usage Note cooking
- Au contraire
on the contrary. on the opposite or adverse side. Contemporary Examples au contraire—it was a TOP SECRET/CODEWORD document of sizzling import. My Brush With Obama’s Top Spook Christopher Buckley November 28, 2008 To conservatives who will say below that Obama didn’t offer anything, au contraire, he certainly did. Obama’s Statement: Setting the Terms of Debate […]
- Au courant
. fully aware or familiar; cognizant. Contemporary Examples When party ID samples in polls was the au courant topic, I weighed in mocking the conservatives. More on Party ID Sampling in Polls Michael Tomasky October 14, 2012 Historical Examples I knew he had never been to Germany before, and was au courant with the harmless […]