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errant

Pronunciation: /ˈerənt/

Translation of errant in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 [literary/literario] [child] descarriado; [husband] infiel
    Example sentences
    • The issue is that while we are willing to accept the errant ways of noted figures, are we similarly willing to accept the errant ways of those not notable?
    • Of course, this errant stupidity helped force Zapatero's hand and have him bring the troops home.
    • That explains, in part, his decision last week to pardon the errant scientist.
    Example sentences
    • No search parties are sent out for the errant travellers.
    • Thus it was that five minutes later he was wandering down the hall in search of his errant best friend.
    • The guardian thinks she's supposed to be cool and calm, indifferent and impartial, a door to keep out errant knights and travellers, but she's still steamed about being stuck down here.
    Example sentences
    • In three years with the team, Bartrum never has had an errant snap on a punt or kick.
    • Steve Nash spent part of a timeout checking on a boy who had been hit on a face with an errant pass.
    • Your mind may be drawing bull's-eyes around an errant arrow.
    1.2 (wandering) errante 1.3 (inaccurate) [throw] errado

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