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See definition of irregular on Dictionary.com
  • adj.random, variable
  • adj.abnormal, peculiar
  • adj.bumpy, uneven

synonyms for irregular

  • capricious
  • erratic
  • intermittent
  • jerky
  • sporadic
  • uneven
  • unreliable
  • aberrant
  • eccentric
  • faltering
  • shifting
  • weaving
  • aimless
  • casual
  • changeable
  • designless
  • desultory
  • disconnected
  • discontinuous
  • fitful
  • fluctuating
  • fragmentary
  • haphazard
  • hit-or-miss
  • inconstant
  • indiscriminate
  • infrequent
  • nonuniform
  • occasional
  • out of order
  • patchy
  • purposeless
  • recurrent
  • shaky
  • spasmodic
  • uncertain
  • unconsidered
  • unmethodical
  • unpunctual
  • unsettled
  • unsteady
  • unsystematic
  • up and down
See also synonyms for: irregularly
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antonyms for irregular

MOST RELEVANT
  • constant
  • continuous
  • dependable
  • regular
  • reliable
  • smooth
  • steady
  • normal
  • common
  • conventional
  • even
  • flat
  • level
  • methodical
  • standard
  • systematic
  • usual
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How to use irregular in a sentence

Further, the most frequently used words in English — words that appear often, even in simple texts, and thus that children cannot avoid — have a high percentage of ambiguous or irregular letter-to-sound spellings.
IS THERE REALLY A ‘SCIENCE OF READING’ THAT TELLS US EXACTLY HOW TO TEACH KIDS TO READ?VALERIE STRAUSSJANUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pomp flirted with camp, and familiar words unfolded at irregular rhythms, and our eyes weren’t allowed to glaze over, and neither were our ears.
OUR NATIONAL ANTHEM ENDS WITH A QUESTION. LADY GAGA ANSWERED IT AS BEST SHE COULD.CHRIS RICHARDSJANUARY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The irregular finances were first revealed in September 2018 when VOSD’s Will Huntberry found the district had suddenly come up more than $30 million short in its budget.
MORNING REPORT: CITY STOPS PAYING RENT ON 101 ASH ST.VOICE OF SAN DIEGOSEPTEMBER 2, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The district’s irregular finances first came to light publically in September 2018, when Voice of San Diego revealed the district had suddenly come up more than $30 million short in its budget.
EMBATTLED SWEETWATER SUPERINTENDENT FIREDWILL HUNTSBERRYSEPTEMBER 1, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The lumpy shape of Phobos is also evident from its irregular silhouette against the sun.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
As a result, the atomic clocks would tick at irregular intervals, like a metronome that can’t keep a steady beat.
THE UNIVERSE MIGHT HAVE A FUNDAMENTAL CLOCK THAT TICKS VERY, VERY FASTEMILY CONOVERJULY 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
They lie either singly or superimposed to form more or less irregular clusters (Fig. 36).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Sometimes dumb-bells, compact sheaves of fine needles, and irregular rhizome forms are seen (Fig. 40).
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They are usually shorter and more irregular in outline, and more frequently have irregularly broken ends.
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