What is another word for irregulars?

102 synonyms found


[ ɪɹˈɛɡjuːləz], [ ɪɹˈɛɡjuːləz], [ ɪ_ɹ_ˈɛ_ɡ_j_uː_l_ə_z]

When we talk about "irregulars", we are referring to individuals who do not fit the typical or expected pattern. There are several synonyms that can be used to describe such individuals depending on the context. For instance, "anomalies" are irregularities that deviate from what is considered normal, while "deviants" are individuals who do not follow societal norms or standards. "Outliers" refer to those who are atypical or exceptional, "oddballs" or "eccentrics" are used to describe those with quirky or unconventional behavior, and "mavericks" are unconventional thinkers and doers. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to describe individuals who exhibit irregular behavior or characteristics.

Usage examples for Irregulars

Crawford refrained from laughing at his commander of irregulars.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth"
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Meanwhile, our forces are undisciplined irregulars.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth"
Dallas McCord Reynolds
Near Kedaref he came in sight of his mortal foes the Turks, a mere handful of irregulars; yet they were too much for him: for the first time, defeated and disheartened, he had, for a while, to abandon his long-cherished scheme.
"A Narrative of Captivity in Abyssinia With Some Account of the Late Emperor Theodore, His Country and People"
Henry Blanc

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