out-of-the-box thinking


out-of-the-box thinking
noun
thinking that moves away in diverging directions so as to involve a variety of aspects and which sometimes lead to novel ideas and solutions; associated with creativity
Syn: ↑divergent thinking
Hypernyms: ↑thinking, ↑thought, ↑thought process, ↑cerebration, ↑intellection, ↑mentation
Part Holonyms: ↑creativity, ↑creativeness, ↑creative thinking

Useful english dictionary. 2012.