Meaning of nonstandard
Pronunciation: (non'stan'durd), [key]
- not standard.
- not conforming in pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, etc., to the usage characteristic of and considered acceptable by most educated native speakers; lacking in social prestige or regionally or socially limited in use:Cf.(def. 27). a nonstandard dialect; nonstandard English.
- of or pertaining to a generalized system of numbers that includes the real numbers but also includes infinite and infinitesimal numbers: nonstandard analysis.
- nonstandard (Thesaurus)