- 1. guerrilla, guerilla, irregular, insurgent, warrior
- usage: a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment
- 2. irregular, second, merchandise, ware, product
- usage: merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name
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- 1. irregular (vs. regular), asymmetrical, crooked, casual, occasional, improper, unconventional, unlawful, randomized, randomised, strong, asymmetrical#1, asymmetric, illegal, rough#1, unsmooth, unrhythmical#1, unrhythmic, unsteady, unsystematic
- usage: contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"
- 2. irregular, unpredictable, sporadic (vs. continual)
- usage: not occurring at expected times
- 3. irregular (vs. regular), partisan#1, partizan
- usage: (used of the military) not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare"
- 4. irregular (vs. regular)
- usage: (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement
- 5. irregular, imperfect (vs. perfect)
- usage: falling below the manufacturer's standard; "irregular jeans"
- 6. atypical, irregular, abnormal (vs. normal), unnatural
- usage: deviating from normal expectations; somewhat odd, strange, or abnormal; "these days large families are atypical"; "atypical clinical findings"; "atypical pneumonia"; "highly irregular behavior"
- 7. irregular, temporary, part-time (vs. full-time), parttime
- usage: lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"
- 8. irregular, uneven (vs. even)
- usage: (of a surface or shape); not level or flat or symmetrical; "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface"
- 9. irregular, maverick, unorthodox, unconventional (vs. conventional)
- usage: independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"
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