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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 of regular constant, frequent, habitual, periodic, periodical, repeated, steady Words Related to regular 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 of regular episodic (also episodical), occasional; unexpected, unusual Antonyms of regular 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 of regular neat, orderly, organized, methodical, systematic, systematizedWords Related to regular ordered, regularized, standardized, structured; accurate, clocklike, correct, exact, precise; detailed, specificNear Antonyms of regular chaotic, disordered, disorderly, shambolic [chiefly British], unorderedAntonyms of regular 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 of regular ceremonial, ceremonious, conventional, orthodox, formal, routineWords Related to regular authorized, certified, official, sanctioned; accepted, correct, decorous, genteel, nice, polite, proper, respectable, seemly; formalistic, ritual, ritualistic; methodical (also methodic), orderly, systematicNear Antonyms of regular unauthorized, unofficial; graceless, improper, inappropriate, incorrect, indecorous, inept, infelicitous, unapt, unbecoming, unfit, unhappy, unseemly, unsuitableAntonyms of regular 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 of regular 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, veryWords Related to regular 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 of regular 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 of regular archetypal (also archetypical), average, characteristic, normal, typical, representative, standard, trueWords Related to regular common, commonplace, conventional, customary, everyday, ordinary, usual, wonted, workaday; classic, textbook, vintage; expected, familiar, habitual, predictable, routine, unexceptional, unremarkable; predominant, preponderantNear Antonyms of regular 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 of regular 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 of regular dogface, fighter, legionary, legionnaire, man-at-arms, soldier, serviceman, trooper, warriorWords Related to regular 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 of regular 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 of regular familiar, frequenter, habitué (also habitue), haunter, rat, denizenWords Related to regular client, customer, guest, patron; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fancier, fiend, freak, lover, maniac, nut


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