Definition of "irregularity" []

  • The quality or state of being irregular. (noun)
  • Something irregular: found the firm's books riddled with irregularities. (noun)
  • Constipation. (noun)
  • The state or quality of being irregular (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Something irregular, such as a bump in a smooth surface (noun)
  • A breach of a convention or normal procedure (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "irregularity" in a sentence
  • "As Shelley scholar Neil Fraistat assures me, this claim of "irregularity" is rare if not unique in Shelley's work."
  • "The spokesman, however, said that although the vote tally affected by such an irregularity is over 3 million, "it has yet to be determined whether the amount is decisive in the election results," reported Khabaronline."
  • "But irregularity is even more prominent in Wordsworth's prosody."