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    irregular - Dictionary definition and meaning for word irregular

    Definition
    (noun) a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
    Synonyms : guerilla , guerrilla , insurgent
    Definition
    (noun) merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
    Synonyms : second
    Definition
    (adj) contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice
    Example Sentence
    • irregular hiring practices
    Definition
    (adj) not occurring at expected times
    Synonyms : unpredictable
    Definition
    (adj) (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces
    Example Sentence
    • irregular troops
    • irregular warfare
    Definition
    (adj) (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement Definition
    (adj) falling below the manufacturer's standard
    Example Sentence
    • irregular jeans
    Definition
    (adj) deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal
    Synonyms : atypical
    Example Sentence
    • these days large families are atypical
    • atypical clinical findings
    • atypical pneumonia
    • highly irregular behavior
    Definition
    (adj) lacking continuity or regularity
    Synonyms : temporary
    Example Sentence
    • an irregular worker
    • employed on a temporary basis
    Definition
    (adj) (of a surface or shape); not level or flat or symmetrical
    Example Sentence
    • walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface
    Definition
    (adj) independent in behavior or thought
    Synonyms : maverick , unorthodox
    Example Sentence
    • she led a somewhat irregular private life
    • maverick politicians
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