|adj.||1.||varying from or not adhering to a standard; |
|2.||(Linguistics) Not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community; |
|Adj.||1.||nonstandard - not conforming to the language usage of a prestige group within a community; "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|
|2.||nonstandard - varying from or not adhering to a standard; "nonstandard windows"; "envelopes of nonstandard sizes"; "nonstandard lengths of board"|
standard - conforming to or constituting a standard of measurement or value; or of the usual or regularized or accepted kind; "windows of standard width"; "standard sizes"; "the standard fixtures"; "standard brands"; "standard operating procedure"
|3.||nonstandard - not standard; not accepted as a model of excellence; "a nonstandard text"|
standard - established or widely recognized as a model of authority or excellence; "a standard reference work"