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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Not following any pattern or plan, in a way that is not regular. Also: Wandering. Likely to change.

Usage examples (42)
  • If you ride your bicycle in an erratic manner in the street, you will confuse drivers about where you are going.
  • erratic behavior
  • erratic winds are the bane of a sailor
  • An erratic comet for more
Tutoring comment
  • The audience was "erratic" (moving unevenly) leaving the theater after watching an "erotic" (relating to or arousing sexual desires or feelings) film.
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