Irregardless definition

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Irregardless is defined as a nonstandard way of saying regardless, which means anyway.

An example of irregardless is saying you're going to a party even if your spouse doesn't go.

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(proscribed, nonstandard, sometimes humorous) Regardless, irrespective.
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Regardless.
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Origin of irregardless

  • Probably blend of irrespective (of) regardless

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably a blend of irrespective and regardless ; surface analysis is ir- +‎ regardless.

    From Wiktionary