errant Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"errant" in British English

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errantadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈer.ənt/ formal
behavingwrongly in some way, ​especially by ​leavinghome: an errant ​husband errant ​children
(Definition of errant from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"errant" in American English

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errantadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈer·ənt/
going in a ​wrongdirection: An errant ​throwcost 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)
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