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Related / Similar Words: second, guerrilla, guerilla, insurgent, unpredictable, maverick, unorthodox, guerrilla(a), guerilla(a), underground, temporary, atypical

 

Definition:
  • merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name;
  • a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment;
  • not occurring at expected times;
  • independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians";
  • used of independent armed resistance forces; "guerrilla warfare"; "partisan forces";
  • of a surface; not level or flat; "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface";
  • lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis";
  • deviating from what is usual or common or to be expected; often somewhat odd or strange; "these days large families are atypical"; "highly irregular behavior";
  • contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices";
  • (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement;
  • used of the military; not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare";

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    See Also: asymmetrical, asymmetric, illegal, rough, unsmooth, unrhythmical, unrhythmic, unsteady, unsystematic, partisan, partizan

     

    Hyponyms: Maquis, Maquisard, urban guerrilla

     

    Attributes: regularity

     

    Member Meronyms: guerrilla force, guerilla force

     

    Anagrams: guerrilla

     

     
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