[ UK /ˈɛɹənt/ ]
[ US /ˈɛɹənt/ ]
  1. uncontrolled motion that is irregular or unpredictable
    an errant breeze
  2. straying from the right course or from accepted standards
    errant youngsters
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How To Use errant In A Sentence

  • Lobefins today have dwindled to the lungfishes and the coelacanths ‘dwindled’ as ‘fish’, that is, but mightily expanded on land: we land vertebrates are aberrant lungfish. THE GREATEST SHOW ON EARTH
  • He was a large, meaty, oily type of man — a kind of ambling, gelatinous formula of the male, with the usual sound commercial instincts of the Jew, but with an errant philosophy which led him to believe first one thing and then another so long as neither interfered definitely with his business. The Titan
  • He blocked errant pitches in the dirt, expertly framed borderline tosses, turning them into strikes and worked masterfully with pitchers.
  • We reaffirm the inerrant Scripture to be the sole source of written divine revelation, which alone can bind the conscience.
  • He had seen that stare directed at errant Constables and felt a stir of pity for her.
  • We incidentally found that STAT1C overexpression cause aberrant STAT activation in LL2 cells. Further studies on the underlying mechanisms may explore a novel regulatory system of JAK/STAT pathway.
  • [_Rothmaler_: pulsi _codd_], stridore rudentes,/ingemit _et_ nostris ipsa carina malis 'and _Tr_ III iv 57-58' ante oculos errant domus, urbsque et forma locorum,/accedunt_que_ suis singula facta locis ', but these are extended descriptions of single events, not lists of separate examples. The Last Poems of Ovid
  • They will have expected you to duck this punch and instead you let the blow bounce of your granite chin like an errant moth.
  • And that, give or take a few sequences depicting extreme and aberrant weather conditions around the globe, is it.
  • The first film they previewed for me was Cinescape Editor-In-Chief Anthony C. Ferrante's feature film debut BOO!
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