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Meaning of INFREQUENT

Pronunciation:  in'freekwunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals; "infrequent outbursts of temper"
 

INFREQUENT is a 10 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: occasional(a), rare
 
 Antonyms: frequent
 
 See Also: sporadic

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*fre"quent\, a. [L. infrquens : cf.F. infrequent.
See {In-} not, and {Frequent}.]
Seldom happening or occurring; rare; uncommon; unusual.

      The act whereof is at this day infrequent or out of use
      among all sorts of men.                  --Sir T.
                                               Elyot.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: almost unheard-of, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, exiguous, meager, miserly, niggardly, piddling, poor, rare, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, skimping, skimpy, slim, slow, sparse, spotty, sprinkled, stingy, thin, tight, uncommon, unfrequent, unique, unusual
 

 

 

 

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