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  Definition of irregular
  1. merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
  2. a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  3. not occurring at expected times
  4. independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"
  5. used of independent armed resistance forces; "guerrilla warfare"; "partisan forces"
  6. of a surface; not level or flat; "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface"
  7. lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"
  8. deviating from what is usual or common or to be expected; often somewhat odd or strange; "these days large families are atypical"; "highly irregular behavior"
  9. contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
  10. (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement
  11. used of the military; not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare"
Similar Words: second, guerrilla, guerilla, insurgent, unpredictable, maverick, unorthodox, guerrilla(a), guerilla(a), underground, temporary, atypical

 

See Also: asymmetrical, asymmetric, illegal, rough, unsmooth, unrhythmical, unrhythmic, unsteady, unsystematic, partisan, partizan

 

Hyponyms: Maquis, Maquisard, urban guerrilla

 

Attributes: regularity

 

Member Meronyms: guerrilla force, guerilla force

 

Anagrams: guerrilla

 

 
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