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Synonyms for irregular
ɪˈrɛg yə lərir·reg·u·lar

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Wiktionary0.0 / 0 votes

  1. irregularnoun


  2. irregularadjective

    Nonstandard; not conforming to rules or expectations.


  3. irregularadjective


English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. irregular

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

    even, flat, horizontal, level, plain, plane

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgentnoun

    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, secondadjective

    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. irregularadjective

    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, unpredictableadjective

    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. irregularadjective

    (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. irregularadjective

    (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. irregularadjective

    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, irregularadjective

    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, temporaryadjective

    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. irregularadjective

    (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, unorthodoxadjective

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. irregularadjective

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

  2. irregularadjective

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

  3. irregularadjective

    immethodical, out of order, unsymmetrical

  4. irregularadjective

    disorderly, inordinate, immoral, wild

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words3.0 / 1 vote

  1. irregularadjective

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

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  1. Mikhailo Volynets:

    It's hard to assess how long it would take to repair some of the mines. The electricity supply is irregular, miners don't get paid and service shops are destroyed, so it'll be extremely difficult.

  2. Katri Hemio:

    In addition, 70 percent of airline workers were working in shifts and most of them had irregular work hours, this makes the population vulnerable to the potential risks of shift work and also very suitable for studying (the) risks.

  3. Oscar Auliq-Ice:

    A subtle but effective way of encouraging an irregular voter is by slightly altering your vocabulary when you ask questions. For reasons that are unclear, people’s internal identity is only loosely connected to their actions—until they’re reminded of the discrepancy between the two. Use that to your advantage by emphasizing the identity of being a voter rather than the act of voting.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

    ESSAY -- A loose sally of the mind an irregular indigested piece not a regular and orderly composition.

  5. The Sao Paulo-based Lula Institute:

    It is a completely irregular, untimely and unjustified procedure, we will take all the necessary legal measures to correct this arbitrary act.

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