One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
aberrant, deviating, divergent, abnormal, atypical, untypical, non-typical, anomalous, digressive, irregular, non-standard
nonconformist, rogue, perverse, transgressing, wayward
strange, odd, peculiar, uncommon, unusual, freak, freakish, curious, bizarre, eccentric, idiosyncratic, unorthodox, exceptional, singular, unrepresentative
distorted, twisted, warped, perverted
informal bent, kinky, quirky
1‘lone parents are likely to be treated as deviants’
nonconformist, eccentric, maverick, individualist, exception, outsider, misfit, fish out of water, square peg in a round hole, round peg in a square hole
informal oddball, odd fish, weirdo, weirdie, freak, bad boy
North American informal screwball, kook
US informal wackadoo, wackadoodle
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