Erratic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈrætɪk|  American pronunciation of the word erratic
Brit.  |ɪˈratɪk|  British pronunciation of the word erratic

adjective

- liable to sudden unpredictable change(syn: fickle, mercurial, quicksilver)

erratic behavior

- having no fixed course(syn: planetary, wandering)

an erratic comet

- likely to perform unpredictably(syn: temperamental)

erratic winds are the bane of a sailor

Examples

...so far your effort to land a summer job has been very erratic...

...because of your erratic attendance at practice, you're in danger of being cut from the team...

He was arrested for erratic driving.

His breathing was becoming erratic.

He always drives erratically.

erratic winds are the bane of a sailor

Her heart rate had been erratic but eventually steadied.

...the patient's erratic behavior has become increasingly worrisome...

An erratic wind gusted at me from all quarters (N. Freeling).

such erratic behavior was out of the way for him

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