|a.||1.||Not regular; not conforming to a law, method, or usage recognized as the general rule; not according to common form; not conformable to nature, to the rules of moral rectitude, or to established principles; not normal; unnatural; immethodical; unsymmetrical; erratic; no straight; not uniform; |
|n.||1.||One who is not regular; especially, a soldier not in regular service.|
|Noun||1.||irregular - a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment|
|2.||irregular - merchandise that has imperfections; usually sold at a reduced price without the brand name|
|Adj.||1.||irregular - contrary to rule or accepted order or general practice; "irregular hiring practices"|
regular - in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle; "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"
|2.||irregular - (of solids) not having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume must be determined with the principle of liquid displacement|
regular - (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured; volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula
|3.||irregular - not occurring at expected times|
|4.||irregular - used of the military; not belonging to or engaged in by regular army forces; "irregular troops"; "irregular warfare"|
regular - (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces; "the regular army"
|5.||irregular - deviating from what is usual or common or to be expected; often somewhat odd or strange; "these days large families are atypical"; "highly irregular behavior"|
|6.||irregular - lacking continuity or regularity; "an irregular worker"; "employed on a temporary basis"|
|7.||irregular - of a surface; not level or flat; "walking was difficult on the irregular cobblestoned surface"|
|8.||irregular - used of independent armed resistance forces; "guerrilla warfare"; "partisan forces"|
|9.||irregular - independent in behavior or thought; "she led a somewhat irregular private life"; "maverick politicians"|
HEIR, IRREGULAR. In Louisiana, irregular heirs are those who are neither testamentary nor legal, and who have been established by law to take the succession. See Civ. Code of Lo. art. 874. When the deceased has left neither lawful descendants nor ascendants, nor collateral relations, the law calls to his inheritance either the surviving husband or wife, or his or her natural children, or the state. Id. art., 911. This is called an irregular succession.
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