1 regular /ˈrɛgjəlɚ/ adjective
1 regular
Learner's definition of REGULAR
: happening over and over again at the same time or in the same way : occurring every day, week, month, etc.
: happening at times that are equally separated
opposite irregular
always used before a noun
: happening or done very often
: doing the same thing or going to the same place very often
: spaced an equal distance apart
always used before a noun
: normal or usual
chiefly US : not special or unusual
[more regular; most regular]
: having a shape that is smooth or even
: having parts that are arranged in an even or balanced way
grammar : following the normal patterns by which word forms (such as the past tenses of verbs) are usually created
always used before a noun, informal used for emphasis
: able to have normal bowel movements : not constipated
[more regular; most regular] : having or being menstrual cycles that usually last the same number of days each time
always used before a noun : belonging to a country's official army
2 regular /ˈrɛgjəlɚ/ noun
plural regulars
2 regular
plural regulars
Learner's definition of REGULAR
[count] : someone who goes somewhere very often
[count] : someone who often or usually performs, plays, etc.
US : something that is average or usual in quality or size
[count] : a soldier who belongs to a country's permanent army usually plural compare irregular