Irregular and Peculiar


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Irregular adjective – Departing from some accepted standard of what is normal.
Usage example: it was a bank customer's slightly irregular behavior that made people suspicious

Peculiar is a synonym for irregular in inappropriate topic. In some cases you can use "Peculiar" instead an adjective "Irregular", when it comes to topics like unusual, odd.
Nearby Words: irregularity, irregularly
Synonyms for Irregular


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Peculiar adjective – Noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced.
Usage example: a peculiar response to a polite query about his health

Irregular is a synonym for peculiar in aberrant topic. Sometimes you can use "Irregular" instead an adjective "Peculiar", if it concerns topics such as puzzling, odd.
Nearby Words: peculiarity, peculiarly
Synonyms for Peculiar

Things that words describes

rhythm irregular rhythm peculiar rhythm
nature irregular nature peculiar nature
series irregular series peculiar series
case irregular case peculiar case
Other nouns: way, shape, circumstances.

Both words in one sentence

  • Light Novel / Katanagatari For instance, the strategian's nickname, "Togame", refers to her peculiar left eye, basically meaning "cross-shaped eye" in very irregular Japanese.
  • Variant Chess When The Third Doctor is imprisoned in the Lunar Penal Colony in "Frontier In Space," the inmates play a Variant Chess game involving translucent pieces of peculiar cylindrical shapes, four irregular tiers and an either eccentric or repetitive set-up procedure.
    Source: Variant Chess
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