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Ir*reg"u*lar (?), a. [Pref. ir- not + regular: cf. F. irrégulier.] Not regular; not conforming to a law, method, or usage recognized as the general rule; not according to common form; not conformable to nature, to the rules of moral rectitude, or to established principles; not normal; unnatural; immethodical; unsymmetrical; erratic; no straight; not uniform; as, an irregular line; an irregular figure; an irregular verse; an irregular physician; an irregular proceeding; irregular motion; irregular conduct, etc. Cf. Regular.
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Mazes intricate,
Eccentric, intervolved, yet regular
Then most when most irregular they seem.
Milton.
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Leading the men of Herefordshire to fight
Against the irregular and wild Glendower.
Shak.
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A flowery meadow through which a clear stream murmured in many irregular meanders. Jones.

Syn. -- Immethodical; unsystematic; abnormal; unnatural; anomalous; erratic; devious; crooked; eccentric; unsettled; uneven; variable; changeable; mutable; desultory; disorderly; wild; immoderate; intemperate; inordinate; vicious.
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Ir*reg"u*lar, n. One who is not regular; especially, a soldier not in regular service.
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