Irregular and Strange


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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

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


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Strange adjective – Noticeably different from what is generally found or experienced.
Usage example: a rather strange story about a garden filled with poisonous plants

Irregular is a synonym for strange in unusual topic. Sometimes you can use "Irregular" instead an adjective "Strange", if it concerns topics such as aberrant, odd, deviating.
Nearby Words: strangeness, stranger, strangely
Synonyms for Strange

Things that words describes

case irregular case strange case
time irregular time strange time
way irregular way strange way
characters irregular characters strange characters
Other nouns: circumstances, noise, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Western Animation / Rick and Morty Obfuscating Stupidity: A strange example: Morty's irregular brainwaves literally obscure the normally-distinctive brain emissions that would otherwise allow the numerous multiversal governing bodies to track the various alternate selves of the mad scientist.
  • Parodied in Dan and Mab's Furry Adventures , during one of the author's irregular (and strange) Q&A sessions, where she answers one of the questions her fans email her.
    Source: Leet Lingo
  • Webcomic / Prague Race Its update rate is somewhat irregular.The story (not counting the prologue) begins when Leona, a jobless belle, and her neurotic friend Colin buy a poster labeled "Prague Race" from a strange shop that is manned by even stranger people.
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