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errant

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of errant

  1. 1 engaging in or marked by childish misbehavior what he considers to be no more than errant conduct toward women would be regarded as sexual harassment by most people Synonyms of errant bad, contrary, naughty, froward, misbehaving, mischievousWords Related to errant defiant, disrespectful, ill-mannered, ill-natured, impolite, improper, impudent, indecorous, insolent, rude, uncouth, unmannerly; disobedient, headstrong, intractable, obstreperous, recalcitrant, refractory, transgressing, unruly, untoward, willful (or wilful); balky, restive, uncontrollable, ungovernable, wayward, wild; arch, elfish, impish, knavish, monkeying, monkeyish, ornery, pixieish, prankish, rascally, roguish, waggish; dissolute, perverse, wrongheaded; disorderly, rowdy, ruffianly; corrupt, evil, wicked; insurgent, mutinous, rebellious; disobliging, inconsiderate, selfish, thoughtless, unkind, unkindly; babyish, childish, immature, infantile, jejune, juvenile, kiddish, puerileNear Antonyms of errant acquiescent, compliant, complying, dutiful, obedient, submissive; clean, correct, decent, decorous, moral, proper, respectable; considerate, courteous, kindly, mannerly, polite, thoughtful; angelic (or angelical), cherubic, divine, heavenly; amenable, docile, governable, tractable; amiable, complaisant, good-natured, obliging, pleasant; discreet, modest; adult, grown-up, matureAntonyms of errant behaved, behaving, nice, orderly

  2. 2 traveling from place to place the errant gunslinger as a standard character in western novels Synonyms of errant ambulant, ambulatory, itinerant, fugitive, gallivanting (also galavanting), nomad, nomadic, perambulatory, peregrine, peripatetic, ranging, roaming, roving, vagabond, vagrant, wandering, wayfaringWords Related to errant drifting, footloose, meandering, rambling; sauntering, strolling, traipsing, walking; migrant, migratoryNear Antonyms of errant immobile, nonmoving, settled, standing, static, stationary; motionless, still



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