Regular - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈreɡjələr|  American pronunciation of the word regular
Brit.  |ˈrɛɡjʊlə|  British pronunciation of the word regular

noun

- a regular patron (syn: fixture, habitue)
- a soldier in the regular army
- a dependable follower (especially in party politics)
- a garment size for persons of average height and weight

adjective

- often used as intensifiers(syn: veritable)
- conforming to a standard or pattern
- regularly scheduled for fixed times
- in accord with regular practice or procedure
- occurring at fixed intervals(syn: even)
- relating to a person who does something regularly(syn: steady)
- symmetrically arranged(syn: even)
- not deviating from what is normal
- officially full-time

Examples

Most days she follows a regular routine.

The town holds regular meetings.

We made regular use of the pool.

Getting regular exercise is important.

Exercise has become a regular part of my lifestyle.

He is a regular contributor to the magazine.

The seedlings were planted in regular rows.

The wallpaper has a regular pattern of stripes.

They are regulars at the bar.

He is a regular on the television show.

the regulars on a baseball team

“What kind of gas do you put in your car?” “I use regular.”

We'll have one large soda and two regulars.

The company holds regular meetings with employees.

His breathing was slow and regular.

Word forms

noun
singular: regular
plural: regulars
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