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Definition of "regular" []

  • Customary, usual, or normal: the train's regular schedule. (adjective)
  • Orderly, even, or symmetrical: regular teeth. (adjective)
  • In conformity with a fixed procedure, principle, or discipline. (adjective)
  • Well-ordered; methodical: regular habits. (adjective)
  • Occurring at fixed intervals; periodic: regular payments. (adjective)

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.

Use "regular" in a sentence
  • "We all stand on the shoulders of giants (I forget who said that) and we all also stand on the shoulders of regular people (like our parents and teachers, although I don't consider them as ‘regular')."
  • "He said it is heading to Singapore on what he described as a regular visit."
  • "They can try to pass the bills in what we call regular order, go to the floor, get 218 votes in the House and what amounts to 60 votes in the Senate, that's the number that you need to cut off a filibuster."