infrequent infrequent  /ɪnf ˈri kwənt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not frequent; not occurring regularly or at short intervals

Usage(s):

  1. His letters become briefer and more infrequent.
  2. For example, pumping the stomach of someone attempting suicide by eating fertilizera practice not infrequent among women in farming villagescosts $1.
  3. In Ramesses' day the room would have seemed positively cavernous; now it's filled nearly to the top with rubble washed in over the centuries by infrequent flash floods.

News

  1. Bartra using U-21 Euros as Barca center back audition

    The defender is pleased with his performances in the European Under-21 championship, especially considering his infrequent appearances at Camp Nou.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Goal.com via Yahoo! Sports

  2. AvFinity’s APIS Connect™ Meets International Needs of Charter Airlines, Bizjets

    AvFinity's APIS Connect™ helps charter carriers and corporate flight departments with infrequent international flights securely and easily comply with Advance Passenger Information programs mandated by many government border authorities. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10836852.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Fillmore found the strength he needed at a lethal moment

    Shoot-outs may be frequent on television shows, but they are infrequent in Pueblo. Still, they happen from time to time and they are of great public interest.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

Quotes

  1. "Overall, when you look at a 10- or 11-game evaluation, there are a lot of positives (defensively) and a lot of the problems last night weren't ones that occurred in earlier games, or were very infrequent," Belichick said. "Last night, big...
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Bill Belichick Source: Boston Herald

  2. Meg Hillier, the shadow Home Office minister, said: "Labour had already reviewed and altered the scheme. It was never about vetting private family arrangements or infrequent contact with children. Once again we see a knee-jerk reaction, a symbolic...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Meg Hillier Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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