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Synonyms for irregular
ɪˈrɛg yə lər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgent(noun)

    a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

    freedom fighter, rebel, insurrectionist, second, guerilla, insurgent, guerrilla

    timed, official, well-ordered, rule-governed, first-string, full-time, regular, stock, standard, prescribed, perfect, uniform, even, normal, continual, lawful, conventional, weak, standing

  2. irregular, second(adj)

    merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name

    endorsement, second base, instant, insurgent, secondment, s, minute, second gear, second, moment, indorsement, guerilla, guerrilla, sec, mo, bit, arcsecond

    timed, regular, even, continual, perfect, rule-governed, stock, normal, weak, full-time, first-string, official, well-ordered, standard, conventional, lawful, uniform, standing, prescribed

  3. irregular(adj)

    contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice

    "irregular hiring practices"

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    even, perfect, continual, lawful, rule-governed, stock, prescribed, uniform, regular, weak, standard, well-ordered, official, standing, timed, full-time, normal, first-string, conventional

  4. irregular, unpredictable(adj)

    not occurring at expected times

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    continual, well-ordered, timed, weak, even, official, prescribed, lawful, stock, uniform, standing, conventional, perfect, full-time, normal, rule-governed, regular, first-string, standard

  5. irregular(adj)

    (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces

    "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare"

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    stock, conventional, continual, weak, timed, rule-governed, even, full-time, first-string, regular, prescribed, official, perfect, lawful, normal, well-ordered, uniform, standard, standing

  6. irregular(adj)

    (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    standard, normal, regular, prescribed, well-ordered, uniform, perfect, official, continual, rule-governed, weak, timed, stock, conventional, first-string, standing, even, lawful, full-time

  7. irregular(adj)

    falling below the manufacturer's standard

    "irregular jeans"

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    continual, rule-governed, standing, official, regular, standard, prescribed, uniform, stock, weak, timed, lawful, conventional, normal, even, first-string, full-time, perfect, well-ordered

  8. atypical, irregular(adj)

    deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal

    "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior"

    maverick, atypical, untypical, unorthodox, unpredictable, temporary

    conventional, stock, official, lawful, weak, uniform, perfect, regular, prescribed, first-string, full-time, timed, even, normal, standing, continual, well-ordered, rule-governed, standard

  9. irregular, temporary(adj)

    lacking continuity or regularity

    "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, impermanent, temporary

    prescribed, conventional, lawful, official, continual, regular, rule-governed, normal, standing, full-time, stock, perfect, well-ordered, weak, uniform, even, standard, timed, first-string

  10. irregular(adj)

    (of a surface or shape); not level or flat or symmetrical

    "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface"

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    even, standing, lawful, perfect, first-string, full-time, weak, uniform, timed, regular, continual, prescribed, rule-governed, normal, standard, conventional, stock, well-ordered, official

  11. irregular, maverick, unorthodox(adj)

    independent in behavior or thought

    "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"

    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    normal, regular, timed, stock, full-time, even, rule-governed, prescribed, uniform, well-ordered, lawful, official, standard, conventional, weak, continual, perfect, first-string, standing


  1. irregular(noun)


  2. irregular(adjective)

    Nonstandard; not conforming to rules or expectations.


  3. irregular(adjective)


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. irregular

    broken, hilly, inclined, rolling, rough, rugged, slanting, sloping, uneven

    even, flat, horizontal, level, plain, plane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irregular(a.)

    anomalous, abnormal, anomalistic, unusual, unconformable, aberrant, exceptional, eccentric, erratic, devious

  2. irregular(a.)

    uncertain, unpunctual, capricious, desultory, fitful, variable, changeable, not uniform

  3. irregular(a.)

    immethodical, out of order, unsymmetrical

  4. irregular(a.)

    disorderly, inordinate, immoral, wild

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. irregular(a)

    inconformable, abnormal, anomalous, exceptional, unsymmetrical, unusual, erose, baroque, aberrant

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How to use irregular in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Hu:

    The responsible authorities and the internet users are equally confused, even if the enforcement is irregular, they know the simple option is to increase pressure.

  2. John Locke:

    Tis a Mistake to think this Fault [tyranny] is proper only to Monarchies; other Forms of Government are liable to it, as well as that. For where-ever the Power that is put in any hands for the Government of the People, and the Preservation of their Properties, is applied to other ends, and made use of to impoverish, harass, or subdue them to the Arbitrary and Irregular Commands of those that have it: There it presently becomes Tyranny, whether those that thus use it are one or many.

  3. Dryad Global:

    At a time when China still buys Iranian oil, and Iran has few international friends, such a move would be highly irregular and would not further Irans interests.

  4. Donald Tusk:

    The days of irregular migration to the European Union are over, (Turkish) Prime Minister Davutoglu confirmed Turkey's commitment to accept the rapid return of all migrants coming from Turkey to Greece that are not in need of international protection. The EU will support Greece in ensuring comprehensive, large scale and fast-track returns to Turkey.

  5. Jacqueline Maybin:

    A specific underlying cause of irregular menstruation may increase the risk of premature death, rather than the irregular bleeding, per se. We already know that women with polycystic ovarian syndrome( PCOS), a leading cause of irregular periods, have an increased risk of diabetes, high blood pressure and cancer of the womb. It is important that women with PCOS speak to their doctor to reduce these risks.

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