Examples of wayward in a Sentence
parents of a wayward teenager
had always been the most wayward of their three children
Recent Examples of wayward from the Web
Gobbetti has a reputation for reviving wayward labels via amicable partnerships with star designers—
Arturo Vidal’s long-range strike was parried by Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen and Alexis Sanchez followed up with a wayward shot.
On Thursday, the Treasury Department blacklisted a Chinese bank accused of conducting millions in illicit business with North Korea as Washington intensified pressure on Beijing to crackdown on its wayward ally.
But apparently the Queen owns all the wayward swans in England.
His battles with fidelity and not letting his wayward dick get in the way of his relationship with Princess Love makes great fodder for Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood.
His wayward path was presented in terse blasts of punk-blues.
Padilla says the plane made three successful bombing runs before the wayward bombing happened.
Kisner shot a four-under-par 66 to finish at 10-under 270, including a clutch par save on the 18th hole after a wayward tee shot and an approach that was off the back side of the green and well below the hole.
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Origin and Etymology of wayward
Middle English, short for awayward turned away, from away, adverb + -ward
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of wayward
WAYWARD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of wayward for English Language Learners
: tending to behave in ways that are not socially acceptable
: not going or moving in the intended direction
WAYWARD Defined for Kids
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