Meaning of unlike

un•like

Pronunciation: (un-līk'), [key]
— adj.
  1. different, dissimilar, or unequal; not alike: They contributed unlike sums to charity.
—prep.
  1. dissimilar to; different from: She is unlike my sister in many ways.
  2. not typical or characteristic of: It is unlike her to enjoy herself so much.
—n.
  1. a person or thing differing from another or others.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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