1. [ noun ] (religion,Christianity) a Protestant in England who is not a member of the Church of England
Synonyms: chapelgoer
Related terms: Anglican Protestant
2. [ adjective ] (religion) not conforming to established customs or doctrines especially in religion
Synonyms: nonconforming
Related terms: unorthodox
3. [ adjective ] not conforming to some norm or socially approved pattern of behavior or thought
Synonyms: unconformist

"their rabidly nonformist deportment has made them legendary" "the old stubborn nonconformist spirit of the early settlers"

Related terms: conformist
4. [ noun ] someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct
Synonyms: recusant
Related terms: conformist dissenter enfant_terrible beatnik maverick heretic Bohemian
Similar spelling:   nonconformity