Definition of regular noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈreɡjələ(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈreɡjələr//
    Restaurant people
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  1. 1a customer who often goes to a particular shop/store, pub, restaurant, etc. He's one of our regulars. See related entries: Restaurant people
  2. member of team
  3. 2a person who often plays in a particular team, takes part in a particular television show, etc. We are missing six first-team regulars because of injury.
  4. soldier
  5. 3a professional soldier who belongs to a country’s permanent army
  6. Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French reguler, from Latin regularis, from regula ‘rule’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: regular