Adjective(1) straying from the right course or from accepted standards(2) uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
(1) Mai, a forty-year-old school teacher, strives to make a normal life for herself and her children, despite her trauma at having to cope with an errant husband and interfering extended family.(2) Unless we punish errant husbands, this abuse will continue.(3) In due course the errant professor is brought to his knees by a cabal of the politically correct together with other members of the faculty who hate him for more directly personal reasons.(4) That explains, in part, his decision last week to pardon the errant scientist.(5) They were the only ones who saw daylight unhampered by collar and chain, let out to gather even more gullible strays and errant pets into a pack to be corralled, sacked, and dumped into the kennel.(6) As with John Hartson's dismissal in the Scottish Cup tie between these two sides last Monday, an errant Celtic player was guilty of rank stupidity.(7) His mother, it transpired, had not approved of her husband's errant cousin either.(8) It's not too difficult to imagine an errant chainsaw blade hitting precisely the right spot with precisely the right angle with which to sever.(9) This red errant polychaete was about 7 or 8 cm long.(10) Shortly after that, the errant husband saw reason and Fathima was happily re-united with her husband and three children.(11) Lesser women would have cut their errant husband adrift.(12) Watching in a Glasgow dump is her errant husband Jimmy, who heads to Nottingham, cash in hand from his latest theft, to try to rekindle the past.(13) Thus it was that five minutes later he was wandering down the hall in search of his errant best friend.(14) To check whether an errant husband is spending whole nights with his mistress in another house, the detectives need to perform long-term surveillance from an inconspicuous location.(15) Not only did Monica fear for her family, she also had little privacy, because golfers often would hop their short backyard fence to search for errant shots.(16) We never know what Miss Trotwood's married name was, nor her errant husband's Christian name.
(1) errant :: dwalend
2. guilty ::
3. culpable ::
5. delinquent ::
7. troublesome ::
8. unruly ::
9. wayward ::
10. disobedient ::
1. nice ::
2. orderly ::
Different Formserrant, inerrant
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