irregularly

(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. erratically, intermittently, periodically, episodically, sporadically, at intervals, at irregular intervals, by fits and starts, fitfully, unevenly, spasmodically, by snatches, by jerks, by turns, off and on, hit or miss*; see also unevenly .

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  • Irregularly — Ir*reg u*lar*ly, adv. In an irregular manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • irregularly — [adv] intermittently anyhow, any which way*, at intervals, by fits and starts*, by turns, disconnectedly, eccentrically, erratically, fitfully, haphazardly, helter skelter*, infrequently, in snatches*, jerkily, now and again, occasionally, off… …   New thesaurus

  • irregularly — adverb 1. in an irregular manner (Freq. 2) the patient is breathing irregularly • Ant: ↑regularly 2. having an irregular form irregularly shaped solids • Ant: ↑regularly …   Useful english dictionary

  • irregularly — adv. Irregularly is used with these adjectives: ↑shaped Irregularly is used with these verbs: ↑distribute, ↑space …   Collocations dictionary

  • irregularly — irregular ► ADJECTIVE 1) not regular in shape, arrangement, or occurrence. 2) contrary to a rule, standard, or convention. 3) not belonging to regular army units. 4) Grammar (of a word) having inflections that do not conform to the usual rules. ► …   English terms dictionary

  • irregularly — adverb see irregular I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • irregularly — See irregular. * * * …   Universalium

  • irregularly — adverb /ɪˈɹɛɡjʊləli/ In an irregular manner; without rule, method, or order …   Wiktionary

  • irregularly — Synonyms and related words: at haphazard, at intervals, at irregular intervals, at random, brokenly, by catches, by chance, by fits, by jerks, by snatches, capriciously, carelessly, chaotically, choppily, desultorily, disconnectedly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • irregularly — adv. variably, inconstantly; unusually; asymmetrically; unsystematically …   English contemporary dictionary

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