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1. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice.

Synonyms

  • crooked
  • asymmetric
  • rough
  • occasional
  • strong
  • asymmetrical
  • unsteady
  • unsystematic
  • illegal
  • improper
  • unconventional
  • unrhythmic
  • casual
  • unlawful
  • randomised
  • regularity
  • unsmooth
  • unrhythmical

Antonyms

  • irregularity
  • systematic
  • regular
  • smooth
  • rhythmical
  • steady
  • symmetrical

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Irregular

  • abler
  • alveolar
  • angular
  • annular
  • appenzeller
  • aumiller
  • avuncular
  • babler
  • bacheller
  • bachelor
  • bakalar
  • basler
  • batcheller
  • batchelor
  • baumler
  • baumler
  • beachler
  • beheler
  • beidler
  • beitler

How do you pronounce irregular?

Pronounce irregular as ˌɪˈrɛgjələr.

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How do you spell irregular? Is it unregular ?

A common misspelling of irregular is unregular

Example sentences of the word irregular


1. Adjective
Mediterranean flour moths are gray with two black irregular lines on their wings.

Quotes containing the word irregular


1. They are trying to make me into a fixed star. I am an irregular planet.
- Martin Luther

2. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] not occurring at expected times.

Synonyms

  • sporadic

Antonyms

  • direct
  • straight

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

3. irregular

noun. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment.

Synonyms

  • guerrilla
  • guerilla force
  • Maquisard
  • insurgent
  • warrior
  • guerrilla force
  • Maquis
  • guerilla

Antonyms

  • pleasant
  • skilled
  • refined
  • predictable

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

4. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal.

Synonyms

  • unnatural
  • atypical

Antonyms

  • ironed
  • slippery
  • compound

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

5. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces.

Synonyms

  • partisan

Antonyms

  • regular
  • euphonious

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

6. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] (of a surface or shape); not level or flat or symmetrical.

Antonyms

  • dishonesty

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

7. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] falling below the manufacturer's standard.

Antonyms

  • simple

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

8. irregular

noun. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name.

Synonyms

  • ware
  • second
  • product

Antonyms

  • calm
  • easy
  • unaggressive
  • cut

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

9. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] independent in behavior or thought.

Synonyms

  • unorthodox
  • unconventional

Antonyms

  • uncoiled
  • honest
  • lawful

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)

10. irregular

adjective. ['ˌɪˈrɛgjəlɝ'] lacking continuity or regularity.

Synonyms

  • parttime
  • part-time

Antonyms

  • erect
  • polished
  • fine

Etymology

  • irreguler (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • irregularis (Latin)
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