Definition of 'erratic'
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But cops had to restrain him due to his erratic behaviour. The Sun (2016)His erratic performance at least gave fans something to get worked up about - as there was little else happening. The Sun (2016)Her behaviour became very erratic. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How to explain, then, the surprisingly erratic share price movement? Times, Sunday Times (2016)After such an erratic performance, questions were raised about whether the 89 million midfielder can handle the demands of being the centre of such attention. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Others criticised his erratic course and his opportunism. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)His career has been erratic since and much of the blame for that is down to injuries. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Her erratic work patterns make life harder. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your erratic behaviour is setting them up for potential future misery. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This week light was shed on the possible reasons behind this erratic display. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They had grown increasingly fed up with her erratic behaviour. The Sun (2008)The singer also displayed erratic behaviour in the daytime before her death. The Sun (2012)The pop star had come to look increasingly frail and had long been erratic in his behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)All this after an highly erratic tactical display in the field. The Sun (2014)Dramatic changes in the price of oil are the major reason for the sometimes erratic movement in the share of manufactures. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)There is also high political risk resulting from the government's erratic and unpredictable policies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The owner's behaviour has become increasingly erratic over the past few weeks. The Sun (2013)She became unreliable and missed shows, and when she did appear her performances were often erratic. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who had more erratic eating patterns, were on average more likely to be fat. The Sun (2013)He is able but unpredictable, with erratic judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)By 2000 his behaviour had become more erratic and his mother feared that he was hearing voices. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Still, some women experience increased cramps with periods and erratic bleeding patterns. Christianity Today (2000)It looks like more than a sixmonth job after yet another wildly erratic performance which does little to convince you that the worst is over. The Sun (2015)It's a fresh muscle so it's not prone to freezing or erratic movements. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They've become so erratic it's almost criminal. The Sun (2014)Stripped of the captaincy, snubbed by his former best pal, he has moved into a realm of deeply erratic form. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He blamed the erratic share price movements on'third parties and stock promoters with whom we have no connection or involvement '. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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British English: erratic ADJECTIVE
Something that is erratic does not follow a regular pattern, but happens at unexpected times or moves along in an irregular way.
The country's erratic inflation rate threatens to upset the plans.
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