Antonyms for non-standard

Grammar : Adj
Spell : non-stan-derd
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɒnˈstæn dərd

Definition of non-standard

Origin :
  • also nonstandard, 1926, from non- + standard. A linguist's value-neutral term for language formerly stigmatized as "bad" or "vulgar."
  • As in aberrant : adj not normal; varying from the usual
  • As in ungrammatical : adj not using the correct rules of grammar
Example sentences :
  • Dialect and other non-standard spellings have not been changed.
  • Extract from : « The Wreck of the Grosvenor, Volume 2 of 3 » by William Clark Russell
  • There is a ten per cent extra charge for non-standard merchandise.
  • Extract from : « Tangle Hold » by F. L. Wallace
  • Every effort has been made to replicate this text as faithfully as possible, including any non-standard spelling.
  • Extract from : « Where Love Is There God Is Also » by Lyof N. Tolstoi
  • Anachronistic, non-standard, and inconsistent spellings retained as printed.
  • Extract from : « Life Aboard a British Privateer in the Time of Queen Anne » by Robert C. Leslie
  • Archaic, colloquial, and non-standard spellings retained as printed.
  • Extract from : « A Select Collection of Old English Plays; Originally Published by Robert Dodsley in the Year 1744; Fourth Edition » by Various
  • This book contains material in multiple languages, and numerous examples of archaic, non-standard and dialect forms of English.
  • Extract from : « The English and Scottish Popular Ballads (Volume I of 5) » by Various
  • The only non-standard feature seemed to be the polaroid glass windows which were provided all around and not only in front.
  • Extract from : « The Brain » by Alexander Blade
  • In the civilization of illiteracy, we experience the emergence of micro-readership attracted to non-standard writing.
  • Extract from : « The Civilization of Illiteracy » by Mihai Nadin
  • Anachronistic and non-standard spellings retained as printed.
  • Extract from : « The Archaeology and Prehistoric Annals of Scotland » by Daniel Wilson
  • Non-standard spellings, including those in other languages, were retained as in the original.
  • Extract from : « The Medicine-Men of the Apache. (1892 N 09 / 1887-1888 (pages 443-604)) » by John G. Bourke

Synonyms for non-standard

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