Meaning of IRREGULAR in English

IRREGULAR

adj.

1 not regular in size/shape/frequency

VERBS

▪ be

▪ become

ADVERB

▪ highly , very

▪ rather , slightly , somewhat

The cells are slightly ~ in shape.

2 not allowed according to the rules

VERBS

▪ be , seem

ADVERB

▪ highly , most , very

It would be highly ~ for a police officer to accept money in this way.

▪ slightly , somewhat

some somewhat ~ business practices

Irregular is used with these nouns: ↑ breathing , ↑ cycle , ↑ heartbeat , ↑ patch , ↑ rhythm , ↑ shape , ↑ verb

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