irregular verb

A verb in which the past tense is not formed by adding the usual -ed ending. Examples of irregular verbs are sing (past tense sang); feel (felt); and go (went). (Compare regular verb.)


Nearby words

  1. irregular bone,
  2. irregular dentin,
  3. irregular flower,
  4. irregular galaxy,
  5. irregular variable,
  6. irregularity,
  7. irrelative,
  8. irrelatively,
  9. irrelevance,
  10. irrelevancy

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