deviant: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (dē'vē-unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. deviating or departing from the norm; characterized by deviation: deviant social behavior.
  1. a person or thing that deviates or departs markedly from the accepted norm.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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