Definition of Irregardless

1. Adverb. Regardless; a combination of irrespective and regardless sometimes used humorously.

Language type: Colloquialism



Definition of Irregardless

1. Adjective. (proscribed chiefly US and humorous) Regardless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Irregardless

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Irregardless

irrefragability
irrefragable
irrefragableness
irrefragably
irrefrangibility
irrefrangible
irrefrangibleness
irrefrangibly
irrefromable
irrefusable
irrefutability
irrefutable
irrefutableness
irrefutably
irregardful
irregardless
irregeneracy
irregeneration
irregular
irregular-verb
irregular astigmatism
irregular bone
irregular dentin
irregular emphysema
irregular galaxies
irregular galaxy
irregular nystagmus
irregular plural
irregular prime
irregular primes

Literary usage of Irregardless

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Its use in nonstandard speech had become widespread enough by the l920s to make it a natural in a story by Ring Lardner I told them that irregardless of ..."

2. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Bernard Frost (2000)
"RATING Irregardless CAFE, 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, -s 919-833-9920. Price: $$. ... Irregardless now serves fish and free-range poultry dishes. ..."

3. Instigations of Ezra Pound: Together with an Essay on the Chinese Written by Ezra Pound, Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1920)
"In any case we are glad to be out of it . . . irregardless of what we may be into; irregardless of whether the communications among intelligent people are ..."

4. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1893)
"PRESIDENT : I offer the following resolution: Resolved, That this Senate, irregardless of party appellations, extend their heartfelt thanks to Col. ..."

5. The New Era in American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1919)
"... as " irregardless." . . . In short, the latest three volumes present the spectacle of the debacle of a bard caught in the tangle of many philosophies. ..."

6. The New Era in American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1919)
"Rhetoric runs amuck in Masters' most recent collection, even to the extent of brandishing so weirdly-fashioned a word as " irregardless." . ..."

7. Jury And The Search For Truth: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"Adopting the view that the Supreme Court may adapt the Constitution and impose its Will on the political branches (see supra, at 15), irregardless of what ..."

8. Potential Groundwater Contamination from Intentional and Nonintentional by Robert Pitt, Shirley Clark, Keith Parmer (1994)
"Irregardless of further ozonation investigations, additional more sensitive and definitive PAH analyses are warranted in future studies of the storm drain ..."

9. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"Its use in nonstandard speech had become widespread enough by the l920s to make it a natural in a story by Ring Lardner I told them that irregardless of ..."

10. The Artichoke Trail: A Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants, Organic Food Stores by James Bernard Frost (2000)
"RATING Irregardless CAFE, 901 W. Morgan St., Raleigh, -s 919-833-9920. Price: $$. ... Irregardless now serves fish and free-range poultry dishes. ..."

11. Instigations of Ezra Pound: Together with an Essay on the Chinese Written by Ezra Pound, Ernest Francisco Fenollosa (1920)
"In any case we are glad to be out of it . . . irregardless of what we may be into; irregardless of whether the communications among intelligent people are ..."

12. Journal by Indiana General Assembly. Senate, Indiana, General Assembly, United States Congress Senate (1893)
"PRESIDENT : I offer the following resolution: Resolved, That this Senate, irregardless of party appellations, extend their heartfelt thanks to Col. ..."

13. The New Era in American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1919)
"... as " irregardless." . . . In short, the latest three volumes present the spectacle of the debacle of a bard caught in the tangle of many philosophies. ..."

14. The New Era in American Poetry by Louis Untermeyer (1919)
"Rhetoric runs amuck in Masters' most recent collection, even to the extent of brandishing so weirdly-fashioned a word as " irregardless." . ..."

15. Jury And The Search For Truth: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary edited by Orrin G. Hatch (1998)
"Adopting the view that the Supreme Court may adapt the Constitution and impose its Will on the political branches (see supra, at 15), irregardless of what ..."

16. Potential Groundwater Contamination from Intentional and Nonintentional by Robert Pitt, Shirley Clark, Keith Parmer (1994)
"Irregardless of further ozonation investigations, additional more sensitive and definitive PAH analyses are warranted in future studies of the storm drain ..."

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