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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Wandering in search of adventure. Also: Behaving badly.

Usage examples (31)
  • An errant goat knocked down a part of the fence.
  • errant youngsters
  • An errant breeze
  • Never shoot at anything without a clearly apparent backstop to contain errant rounds. for more
Tutoring comment
  • It took too long to run the "errand" (a brief trip to do something specific) due to the "arrant" (thorough; unmitigated) directions from an "errant" (wandering, straying, moving aimlessly) mall shopper.
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