(noun, adjective)


1. markedly different from an accepted norm

- deviant ideas

Similar word(s): abnormal, unnatural, aberrant, deviate

Sentences with deviant as an adjective:

- At the trial, the extent of his deviant behavior became clear.


1. a person whose behavior deviates from what is acceptable especially in sexual behavior

Similar word(s): degenerate, deviate, pervert

Definition categories: person, miscreant, reprobate

Sentences with deviant as a noun:

- He was branded as a deviant and ostracized.

- As the graph shows, the March sales trend is the deviant.