Meaning of “errant” in the English Dictionary

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errantadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈer·ənt/

going in a wrong direction:

An errant throw cost them the game.

not correctly done or not behaving well:

Teachers dislike errant spellings and misused words.

(Definition of “errant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)