regular - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    [usually before noun] arranged so that there is the same amount of time between events or the same amount of space between objects

    We hold regular monthly meetings.

    on a regular basis:

    They come here on a regular basis.

    at regular intervals:

    The flowers were placed at regular intervals of about four inches.

    be/keep in regular contact (with someone):

    I keep in regular contact with my sisters.

  2. 2
    [only before noun] used for describing people who go somewhere or do something frequently

    Jason was a regular customer in the shop.

  3. 3
    used for describing things that are ordinary or of average size

    The price of regular unleaded petrol is set to rise.

    a cheeseburger and regular fries

    1. a.
      mainly American used for describing someone who is ordinary and pleasant

      Tim seems like a regular guy.

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noun [uncountable]