• a garment size for persons of average height and weight
  • a regular patron
    eg: "an habitue of the racetrack"; "a bum who is a Central Park fixture"
  • a dependable follower (especially in party politics)
    eg: "he is one of the party regulars"
  • a soldier in the regular army
  • in accord with regular practice or procedure
    eg: "took his regular morning walk"; "her regular bedtime"
  • not constipated
  • relating to a person who does something regularly
    eg: "a regular customer"; "a steady drinker"
  • officially full-time
    eg: "regular students"
  • not deviating from what is normal
    eg: "her regular bedtime"
  • in accordance with fixed order or procedure or principle
    eg: "his regular calls on his customers"; "regular meals"; "regular duties"
  • (of solids) having clear dimensions that can be measured
    eg: volume can be determined with a suitable geometric formula
  • (used of the military) belonging to or engaged in by legitimate army forces
    eg: "the regular army"
  • conforming to a standard or pattern
    eg: "following the regular procedure of the legislature"; "a regular electrical outlet"
  • occurring at fixed intervals
    eg: "a regular beat"; "the even rhythm of his breathing"
  • regularly scheduled for fixed times
    eg: "at a regular meeting of the PTA"; "regular bus departures"
  • symmetrically arranged
    eg: "even features"; "regular features"; "a regular polygon"
  • Regular (noun)
    A member of any religious order or community who has taken the vows of poverty chastity and obedience and who has been solemnly recognized by the church

Example sentences

A young men who spoke of being in a subset of the Bloods gang had made it their drug market, slinging marijuana and cocaine to regulars, flashing firearms and blowing smoke into the Fernandez apartment.
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The family regularly skipped meals.
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On Sunday morning, Mr. Cuomo arrived at the 96th Street station with the authority’s chairman, Thomas F. Prendergast, to join the first trip for regular riders, who cheered as the train pulled out of the station.
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The agency, which takes regular water samples, rates beaches.
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Her show, “The Kelly File,” was sandwiched between the program of Bill O’Reilly — she was regularly second to him in the cable news ratings — and that of Mr. Trump’s major booster, Sean Hannity.
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Potential replacements being floated inside the network on Tuesday include four women who have regularly filled in for Ms. Kelly: Sandra Smith, a host of Fox’s noon show, “Outnumbered” Trish Regan, a rising star at Fox Business Network Shannon Bream, who covers the Supreme Court and Martha MacCallum, a morning anchor.
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By then, the plan says, 50 million Chinese, including 30 million students, will regularly play soccer.
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We ask our regular contributors, many of whom live overseas or roam the globe, for ideas.
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During the past decade she has made regular, acclaimed appearances on the New York stage, in productions imported from the Sydney Theater Company (as is this one).
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” Bring your tap shoes — or at least a willingness to blast your way through the fourth wall on a regular basis.
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By then it was clear that tools for digital burglary had spread well beyond the hands of regular police officers.
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Mr. Obama was briefed regularly on all this, but he made a decision that many in the White House now regret: He did not name Russians publicly, or issue sanctions.
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’” Though she had regularly appeared on television to support Mrs. Clinton, she canceled her appearances because all the questions were about what she had said in the emails.
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New Bitcoins are released at regular intervals to computers helping to support the Bitcoin network, and previously released Bitcoins can be bought and sold on exchanges around the world.
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