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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Irregular as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

9 July 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 28 answers for the crossword clue 'Irregular', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Irregular a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Irregular as an answer itself some 86 times.

Irregular is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Wednesday, 14 July 2021 with the answer being ERRATIC, we also found ERRATIC to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

Before we get to our crossword answers for 'Irregular', take a look at the definitions and example uses below, sometimes these help you think of different words or phrases that are common to 'Irregular' and give you a hint.

  • Lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"
  • Independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"
  • Merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
  • (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement
  • (of a surface or shape); not level or flat or symmetrical; "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface"
  • Falling below the manufacturer's standard; "irregular jeans"
  • (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare"
  • A member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
  • Not occurring at expected times
  • Deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal; "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior"
  • Contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

An indefinite quantity more than that specified; "invited 30-odd guests"

5 Letters

Having an irregularly notched or toothed margin as though gnawed

Causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements; "a rough ride"

6 Letters

Intermittently stopping and starting; "fitful (or interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static"

Irregular or uneven in quality, texture, etc.; "a patchy essay"; "patchy fog"

Lacking any definite plan or order or purpose; governed by or depending on chance; "a random choice"; "bombs fell at random"; "random movements"

The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed near the second of the bases in the infield

Lacking consistency; "the golfer hit the ball well but his putting was spotty"

Not even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture; "an uneven color"; "uneven ground"; "uneven margins"; "wood with an uneven grain"

7 Letters

Likely to perform unpredictably; "erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't"; "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster

8 Letters

Not normal; not typical or usual or regular or conforming to a norm; "abnormal powers of concentration"; "abnormal amounts of rain"; "abnormal circumstances"; "an abnormal interest in food"

Not representative of a group, class, or type; "a group that is atypical of the target audience"; "a class of atypical mosses"; "atypical behavior is not the accepted type of response that we expect from children"

Of writing or narration; divided into or composed of episodes; "the book is episodic and the incidents don't always hang together"

A member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

Not appropriate for a purpose or occasion; "said all the wrong things"

Someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

9 Letters

Deviating from the general or common order or type; "advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe"

Not recurring at regular intervals

Conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; "restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit"; "famed for his eccentric spelling"; "a freakish combination of styles"; "his off-the-wall antics"; "the outlandish clothes of teenagers"; "outre and affected stage antics"

A member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment

Marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"

In opposition to a civil authority or government

A worker (especially in an office) hired on a temporary basis

10 Letters

Characterized by asymmetry in the spatial arrangement or placement of parts or components

Likely to change frequently often without apparent or cogent reason; variable; "inconstant affections"; "an inconstant lover"; "swear not by...the inconstant moon"- Shakespeare

Breaking with convention or tradition; "an unorthodox lifestyle"

13 Letters

Unknown in advance; "an unpredictable (or indeterminable) future"

Having unsymmetrical parts or unequal dimensions or measurements

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