Word forms: nonconformists
Definitions1. graded adjective & adjective
If you say that someone's way of life or opinions are nonconformist, you mean that they are different from those of most people. ⇒ Their views are non-conformist and their political opinions are extreme. ⇒ Your non-conformist ways will probably get you into trouble. ⇒ ...a nonconformist lifestyle.
A nonconformist is someone who is nonconformist. ⇒ Victoria stood out as a dazzling non-conformist.2. adjective [ADJ n]
In Britain, nonconformist churches are Protestant churches which are not part of the Church of England. ⇒ His father was a Nonconformist minister.
A nonconformist is a member of a nonconformist church. ⇒ Although he seems to be an old-fashioned non-conformist, he is in fact a very devout Catholic.
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