Definitions for errantˈɛr ənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. errant(adj)

    straying from the right course or from accepted standards

    "errant youngsters"

  2. errant(adj)

    uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable

    "an errant breeze"

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  1. errant(Adjective)

    straying from the proper course or standard, or outside established limits

  2. errant(Adjective)

    prone to making errors

  3. errant(Adjective)

    utter, complete (negative); arrant

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Errant(adj)

    wandering; deviating from an appointed course, or from a direct path; roving

  2. Errant(adj)

    notorious; notoriously bad; downright; arrant

  3. Errant(adj)

    journeying; itinerant; -- formerly applied to judges who went on circuit and to bailiffs at large

  4. Errant(noun)

    one who wanders about

  5. Origin: [F. errant, p. pr. fr. OF. errer to travel, LL. iterare, fr. L. iter journey; confused somewhat with L. errare to err. See Eyre, and cf. Arrant, Itinerant.]

Anagrams of errant »

  1. Terran

  2. ranter

  3. Ratner

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