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Synonyms for irregular
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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

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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. Donald Tusk:

    The days of irregular migration to Europe are over.

  3. John Reid:

    Irregular migration flows pose particular challenges to a managed and equitable system of migration, australia's strong border protection measures have played a key role in enabling the government to maintain meaningful and significant humanitarian resettlement and assistance programs.

  4. Samuel Johnson:

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

  5. Mary Rosser:

    I tell my teenage patients to think of their changing bodies like thermometers, when you increase the temperature of a thermometer, it takes awhile for the heat to catch up with the dial. Similarly, it takes awhile for your body to catch up when your hormones are changing rapidly, so you may see irregular cyclesduring this time.

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