Synonyms of irregular


1. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgent, warrior

usage: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

2. irregular, second, merchandise, ware, product

usage: merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name


1. irregular (vs. regular), asymmetrical, crooked, casual, occasional, improper, unconventional, unlawful, randomized, randomised, strong, asymmetrical#1, asymmetric, illegal, rough#1, unsmooth, unrhythmical#1, unrhythmic, unsteady, unsystematic

usage: contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"

2. irregular, unpredictable, sporadic (vs. continual)

usage: not occurring at expected times

3. irregular (vs. regular), partisan#1, partizan

usage: (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare"

4. irregular (vs. regular)

usage: (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement

5. irregular, imperfect (vs. perfect)

usage: falling below the manufacturer's standard; "irregular jeans"

6. atypical, irregular, abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural

usage: deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal; "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior"

7. irregular, temporary, part-time (vs. full-time), parttime

usage: lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"

8. irregular, uneven (vs. even)

usage: (of a surface or shape); not level or flat or symmetrical; "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface"

9. irregular, maverick, unorthodox, unconventional (vs. conventional)

usage: independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"

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Definition and meaning of irregular (Dictionary)