Crowds are normal near Times Square, but this one huddled on the sidewalk has become a recent, regular gathering.
He believes that consuming the spirit on a regular basis gives him the strength of a tiger and the senses of a predator.
Then there are the regular attacks of settler violence against Palestinians like this shooting in Qusra last week.
The bombings are never claimed, and so regular Syrians struggle to figure out who is to blame.
By contrast, in a regular primary, the 10th would have upwards of 180 stations.
But Cleg's breathing was as natural and regular as that of an infant.
The long swells of the ocean gave a steady and regular roll to the vessel.
He's not one of the regular residents, and he hasn't got an office.
It was there the regular method of wooing for classes who had to work all day.
Why, we count legal damages as part of our regular expenses—like potatoes.
late 14c., from Old French reguler "ecclesiastical" (Modern French r*#233;gulier), from Late Latin regularis "containing rules for guidance," from Latin regula "rule," from PIE *reg- "move in a straight line" (see regal).
Earliest sense was of religious orders (the opposite of secular). Extended from late 16c. to shapes, etc., that followed predictable or uniform patterns; sense of "normal" is from 1630s; meaning "real, genuine" is from 1821. Old English borrowed Latin regula and nativized it as regol "rule, regulation, canon, law, standard, pattern;" hence regolsticca "ruler" (instrument); regollic (adj.) "canonical, regular."
c.1400, "member of a religious order," from regular (adj.). Sense of "soldier of a standing army" is from 1756. Meaning "regular customer" is from 1852; meaning "leaded gasoline" is from 1978.
A cup of coffee with the usual moderate amount of cream and sugar •In New York City no sugar is included (1950s+ fr lunch counter)