Definition of 'errant'
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Perhaps he was committed to protecting his errant son. ELIZABETH AND MARY: Cousins, Rivals, Queens (2003)Is it the case that bonds with errant fathers should be kept going at all cost? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Her errant father bequeathed little to his daughter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Thereafter, successful suits by wives against errant husbands were not unusual. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)His anxiety reminded me of a mother's concern for an errant son. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Some drift away, becoming yet another errant father statistic. The Sun (2006)An old head on young shoulders, he rightly views his errant father with suspicion and hostility. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He looks well rested, although he did jar his sore wrist with one errant shot yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To stop being one will be a step towards making your errant husband realise that there is a price to pay for his besotted bubble. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A golfer's errant shot ended up on an ant hill. Christianity Today (2000)I reckon it's a cop-out for errant husbands and celebs caught with their trousers round their ankles. The Sun (2010)
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