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regular

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of regular

  1. 1 appearing or occurring repeatedly from time to time <what with one or another of our pets having problems, we've been regular visitors at the animal hospital> Synonyms constant, frequent, habitual, periodic, periodical, repeated, steady Related Words continual, intermittent, recurrent, recurring; cyclic (or cyclical); around-the-clock, hourly, round-the-clock, 24-7 (or 24/7); chronic, confirmed, inveterate; expected, usual Near Antonyms episodic (also episodical), occasional; unexpected, unusual Antonyms inconstant, infrequent, irregular

  2. 2 following a set method, arrangement, or pattern <he's followed a regular schedule for almost 20 years: up by 5, in bed by 10> Synonyms neat, orderly, organized, methodical, systematic, systematizedRelated Words ordered, regularized, standardized, structured; accurate, clocklike, correct, exact, precise; detailed, specificNear Antonyms chaotic, disordered, disorderly, shambolic [chiefly British], unorderedAntonyms disorganized, haphazard, hit-or-miss, immethodical, irregular, nonsystematic, patternless, planless, systemless, unsystematic

  3. 3 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules <thought about having a nontraditional wedding but in the end went with a regular ceremony instead> Synonyms ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional, orthodox, formal, routineRelated Words authorized, certified, official, sanctioned; accepted, correct, decorous, genteel, nice, polite, proper, respectable, seemly; formalistic, ritual, ritualistic; methodical (also methodic), orderly, systematicNear Antonyms unauthorized, unofficial; graceless, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitableAntonyms casual, freewheeling, informal, irregular, unceremonious, unconventional, unorthodox

  4. 4 having no exceptions or restrictions <your room is a regular sty, and you need to clean it before you can go to the movies> Synonyms all-out, arrant, blank, blooming [chiefly British], bodacious [Southern & Midland], categorical (also categoric), clean, complete, consummate, cotton-picking, crashing, damn, damned, dead, deadly, definite, downright, dreadful, fair, flat, flat-out, out-and-out, outright, perfect, plumb, profound, pure, rank, absolute, sheer, simple, stark, stone, straight-out, thorough, thoroughgoing, total, unadulterated, unalloyed, unconditional, unmitigated, unqualified, utter, veryRelated Words authentic, classic, genuine, real, veritable; constant, endless, eternal, perpetual, undying, unremitting; extreme, unrestricted; confirmed, habitual, hopeless, inveterate; extraordinary, frightful, horrible, huge, main, superlative, supreme, surpassing, terrible, terrificNear Antonyms doubtful, dubious, equivocal, qualified, questionable, restricted, uncertain

  5. 5 having or showing the qualities associated with the members of a particular group or kind <tantrums aren't his regular behavior> <was just a regular guy who preferred hanging out with friends> Synonyms archetypal (also archetypical), average, characteristic, normal, typical, representative, standard, trueRelated Words common, commonplace, conventional, customary, everyday, ordinary, usual, wonted, workaday; classic, textbook, vintage; expected, familiar, habitual, predictable, routine, unexceptional, unremarkable; predominant, preponderantNear Antonyms uncommon, unconventional, uncustomary, unusual, unwonted; distinctive, especial, exceptional, extraordinary, infrequent, noteworthy, rare, remarkable, singular, special, unexpected, unfamiliar, unique, unpredictable; eccentric, idiosyncratic, nonconformist, peculiar, unknown, unorthodox; curious, erratic, funky, funny, odd, oddball, offbeat, outlandish, quirky, screwy, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out; bizarre, fantastic (also fantastical), far-out, freak, freakish, kooky (also kookie), out-of-the-way, outrageous, outré, rare, singular, unnatural, weird, wildAntonyms aberrant, abnormal, anomalous, atypical, deviant, irregular, nonrepresentative, nontypical, untypical




regular

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of regular

  1. 1 a person engaged in military service <throughout the war, the regulars were supplemented by corps of volunteers and militiamen> Synonyms dogface, fighter, legionary, legionnaire, man-at-arms, soldier, serviceman, trooper, warriorRelated Words servicewoman; carabineer (or carabinier), cavalier, cavalryman, cuirassier, dragoon; doughboy, footman, foot soldier, grunt, infantryman; commando, raider; jarhead [slang], marine, ranger; artilleryman, cannoneer, gunner, mortarman, musketeer, rifleman; archer, crossbowman; lancer, pikeman, spearman; Confederate, Continental, Federal, GI, guardsman, militiaman, minuteman; counterguerrilla (also counterguerilla), guerrilla (or guerilla), irregular, paramilitary, partisan (also partizan); combatant, noncombatant; lifer, veteran, warhorse; conscript, draftee, enrollee, recruit; reservist; champion, knight; digger [chiefly Australian & New Zealand], gallowglass, gendarmeAntonyms civilian

  2. 2 someone who regularly spends time in a particular place <the coffeehouse regulars were put out by the interlopers occupying their usual table> Synonyms familiar, frequenter, habitué (also habitue), haunter, rat, denizenRelated Words client, customer, guest, patron; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fancier, fiend, freak, lover, maniac, nut




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