alternative lifestyle

/ɔlˌtɜnətɪv ˈlaɪfstaɪl/ (say awl.ternuhtiv 'luyfstuyl), /ɒl-/ (say ol-)

noun
a lifestyle which is based on alternative (def. 7) values.
alternative lifestyler, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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