nontraditional

[ truh-dish-uh-nl ]SEE DEFINITION OF nontraditional
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WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from tradition + -al (1). In reference to jazz, from 1950. Slang trad, short for trad(itional jazz) is recorded from 1956; its general use for "traditional" is recorded from 1963. Related: Traditionally.

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