errant
Pronunciation
  • (America, British) IPA: /ˈɛɹənt/
Adjective

errant

  1. Straying from the proper course or standard, or outside established limits.
  2. Wandering; roving around.
  3. Prone to making errors; misbehaved.
    We ran down the street in pursuit of the errant dog.
  4. (proscribed) Utter, complete (negative); arrant.
Synonyms
  • (utter, complete) arrant (generally distinguished; see usage)
Translations
  • French: errant
  • German: errant
  • Italian: errante
  • Portuguese: errante
  • Russian: заблу́дший
  • Spanish: errante
Translations
  • Russian: стра́нствующий
Noun

errant (plural errants)

  1. A knight-errant.



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