Dictionary.com

infrequent

[ in-free-kwuhnt ]
/ ɪnˈfri kwənt /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: infrequent / infrequently on Thesaurus.com

adjective

happening or occurring at long intervals or rarely: infrequent visits.
not constant, habitual, or regular: an infrequent visitor.
not plentiful or many: infrequent opportunities for advancement.
far apart in space.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of infrequent

First recorded in 1525–35, infrequent is from the Latin word infrequent- (stem of infrequēns). See in-3, frequent

OTHER WORDS FROM infrequent

in·fre·quent·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use infrequent in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for infrequent

infrequent
/ (ɪnˈfriːkwənt) /

adjective

rarely happening or present; only occasional

Derived forms of infrequent

infrequency or infrequence, nouninfrequently, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK