Definitions for waywardˈweɪ wərd

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

  1. contrary, obstinate, perverse, wayward(adj)

    resistant to guidance or discipline

    "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"

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  1. wayward(Adjective)

    given to wilful, perverse deviation from the expected norm; tending to stray

  2. wayward(Adjective)

    obstinate, contrary and unpredictable

  3. wayward(Adjective)

    not on target

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Wayward(adj)

    taking one's own way; disobedient; froward; perverse; willful

  2. Origin: [OE. weiward, for aweiward, i. e., turned away. See Away, and -ward.]


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