Simple Definition of infrequent
: not happening often : not frequent
Full Definition of infrequent
1 : seldom happening or occurring : rare
2 : placed or occurring at wide intervals in space or time <a slope dotted with infrequent pines> <infrequent visits>
Examples of infrequent in a sentence
We made infrequent stops along the way.
<a shut-in who made infrequent trips to the store>
Origin and Etymology of infrequent
Latin infrequent-, infrequens, from in- + frequent-, frequens frequent
First Known Use: circa 1615
Synonym Discussion of infrequent
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