- not uniform.
- (of a flower) having the members of some or all of its floral circles or whorls differing from one another in size or shape, or extent of union.
Origin of irregular
Synonyms for irregular
Related Words for irregularuneven, intermittent, capricious, unreliable, sporadic, jerky, erratic, unusual, inappropriate, improper, strange, unorthodox, lumpy, asymmetrical, elliptical, jagged, craggy, unbalanced, eccentric, aberrant
Examples from the Web for irregular
Contemporary Examples of irregular
Iraq may have been an irregular fight, but it had major moments.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War
Nancy A. Youssef
January 7, 2015
Maybe Mimas is solid, but its core is irregular, like the shape of many asteroids.
Objects more massive than a certain amount are more spherical than not, while punier specimens are lumpy and irregular.
For instance, in active REM sleep, breathing and pulse may be irregular, and small muscular twitches are common.The Tracker That Might Actually Help You Sleep Better
October 17, 2014
But irregular Ukrainian troops armed with first-class rifles, mortars, and explosive devices would do Russian troops great damage.Obama Must Show He’ll Use Military Means to Deter Russia in Ukraine
Leslie H. Gelb
March 30, 2014
Historical Examples of irregular
But Mr. Paine assured her that letters were likely to be irregular, and there was no ground for alarm.Brave and Bold
The advance may be irregular but it is advance; and all advance is advance toward Him.The Conquest of Fear
He was furious at this supposition that she would continue in her irregular practices.Within the Law
The enemy, surprised, opened an irregular and ineffective fire.The Story of the Malakand Field Force
Sir Winston S. Churchill
I design it an irregular ode for General Washington's birth-day.The Letters of Robert Burns
"a soldier not of the regular army," 1747, from irregular (adj.).