HyperDic: uneven

English > 5 senses of the word uneven:
ADJECTIVEallunevennot even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture
alluneven, mismatched(of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents
alluneven, oddnot divisible by two
allunevenvariable and recurring at irregular intervals
alluneven, spotty, scratchylacking consistency
uneven > pronunciation
Soundsahniy'vahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > uneven: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot even or uniform as e.g. in shape or texture.
Examples
  • "an uneven color"
  • "uneven ground"
  • "uneven margins"
  • "wood with an uneven grain"
Attribute ofevenness, invariabilityA quality of uniformity and lack of variation
Narrowercrinkled, crinkly, rippled, wavy, wavelikeuneven by virtue of having wrinkles or waves
curly-grained, cross-grained, wavy-grainedOf timber
irregular(of a surface or shape)
jagged, jaggy, scraggyHaving a sharply uneven surface or outline
lumpyHaving lumps
out of true, untruenot accurately fitted
patchyIrregular or uneven in quality, texture, etc.
pebble-grained(of leather) having a rough surface as the result of being treated with a patterned roller
raggedHaving an irregular outline
unparallelnot straight or parallel
See alsorough, unsmoothHaving or caused by an irregular surface
unsteadysubject to change or variation
OppositeevenLevel or straight or regular and without variation as e.g. in shape or texture
Spanishdesigual, desnivelado, desuniforme, irregular
Catalandesigual
Nounsunevennessthe quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity
Adverbsunevenlyin an uneven and irregular way
English > uneven: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of a contest or contestants) not fairly matched as opponents.
Example"vaudeville...waged an uneven battle against the church"
Synonymmismatched
Broaderunequalpoorly balanced or matched in quantity or value or measure
Spanishdesigual
Catalandesigual
Nounsunevennessthe quality of being unbalanced
Adverbsunevenlyin an unequal or partial manner
English > uneven: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningnot divisible by two.
Synonymodd
Oppositeevendivisible by two
Spanishimpar
Catalanimparell, senar
English > uneven: 5 senses > adjective 4
MeaningVariable and recurring at irregular intervals.
Examples
  • "an uneven gait"
  • "uneven spacing"
Broaderunsteadysubject to change or variation
English > uneven: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaninglacking consistency.
Synonymsspotty, scratchy
BroaderinconsistentDisplaying a lack of consistency
Spanishdesigual, irregular
Catalandesigual
Nounsunevennessthe quality of being uneven and lacking uniformity

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