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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

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

    Antonyms:
    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

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

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, untypical, unorthodox, unpredictable, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, impermanent, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

    Antonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    maverick, atypical, unpredictable, unorthodox, temporary

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

Wiktionary

  1. irregular(noun)

    Antonyms:
    regular

  2. irregular(adjective)

    Nonstandard; not conforming to rules or expectations.

    Antonyms:
    regular

  3. irregular(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    regular

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. irregular

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

    Antonyms:
    even, flat, horizontal, level, plain, plane

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. irregular(a.)

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

  2. irregular(a.)

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

  3. irregular(a.)

    Synonyms:
    immethodical, out of order, unsymmetrical

  4. irregular(a.)

    Synonyms:
    disorderly, inordinate, immoral, wild

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. irregular(a)

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

How to pronounce irregular?

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How to use irregular in a sentence?

  1. Bill Taylor:

    Irregular policy channels were running contrary to longstanding goals of U.S. policy.

  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. Mike Pompeo:

    Although this irregular channel was well connected in Washington, it operated mostly outside of official diplomatic channels.

  4. 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.

  5. European Council President Donald Tusk:

    The European Union appreciates our good and growing cooperation with Turkey to prevent irregular immigration.


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