Definitions for erraticɪˈræt ɪk
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erratic, fickle, mercurial, quicksilver(a)(adj)
liable to sudden unpredictable change
"erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"
erratic, planetary, wandering(adj)
having no fixed course
"an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
likely to perform unpredictably
"erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn't"; "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster
A rock moved from one location to another, usually by a glacier.
Anything that has erratic characteristics.
unsteady, random; prone to unexpected changes; not consistent
Henry has been getting erratic scores on his tests: 40% last week, but 98% this week.
having no certain course; roving about without a fixed destination; wandering; moving; -- hence, applied to the planets as distinguished from the fixed stars
deviating from a wise of the common course in opinion or conduct; eccentric; strange; queer; as, erratic conduct
one who deviates from common and accepted opinions; one who is eccentric or preserve in his intellectual character
any stone or material that has been borne away from its original site by natural agencies; esp., a large block or fragment of rock; a bowlder
Origin: [L. erraticus, fr. errare to wander: cf. F. erratique. See Err.]
cirrate, rice rat
Translations for erratic
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- изменчив, непостояненBulgarian
- Findling, unstet, erratisch, unregelmäßigGerman
- bloque errático, irregular, inconstanteSpanish
- epätasainen, epäsäännöllinen, ailahteleva, epävakaa, siirtolohkareFinnish
- անկայուն, անհաստատ, անկանոնArmenian
- horehore, hārakirakiMāori
- flyttblokkNorwegian Nynorsk
- неравномерный, нерегулярныйRussian
- nekonzistentan, neravnomjeran, iregularan, eratičanSerbo-Croatian
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