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Entry Word: regular
Function: adjective
Text: 1 appearing or occurring repeatedly from time to time <what with one or another of our pets having problems, we've been regular visitors at the animal hospital>
Synonyms constant, frequent, habitual, periodic, repeated, steady
Related Words chronic, confirmed, inveterate; expected, usual
Near Antonyms unexpected, unusual
Antonyms inconstant, infrequent, irregular
2 following a set method, arrangement, or pattern <planned out the trip in a very regular way> -- see METHODICAL
3 following or agreeing with established form, custom, or rules <thought about having a nontraditional wedding but in the end went with a regular ceremony instead> -- see FORMAL 1
4 having no exceptions or restrictions <your room is a regular sty, and you need to clean it before you can go to the movies> -- see ABSOLUTE 2
5 having or showing the qualities associated with the members of a particular group or kind <tantrums aren't his regular behavior> <was just a regular teenager who preferred hanging out with friends> -- see TYPICAL 1