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Definition of deviant adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

deviant

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//ˈdiviənt//
 
 
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different from what most people consider to be normal and acceptable deviant behavior/sexuality
deviant noun
 
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sexual deviants
NAmE//ˈdiviəns//
 
deviancy noun
NAmE//ˈdiviənsi//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a study of social deviance and crime