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  • liable to sudden unpredictable change; "erratic behavior"; "fickle weather"; "mercurial twists of temperament"; "a quicksilver character, cool and willful at one moment, utterly fragile the next"
  • likely to perform unpredictably; "erratic winds are the bane of a sailor"; "a temperamental motor; sometimes it would start and sometimes it wouldn''t"; "that beautiful but temperamental instrument the flute"- Osbert Lancaster
  • having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Erratic'


  • Erratic: Erratic may refer to: Erratic, a project of music artist Jan Robbe Glacial erratic, a piece of rock that differs from the size and type of rock native
  • Big Rock (glacial erratic): Big Rock (also known as Okotoks Erratic) is a glacial erratic situated 7 km (4.3 mi) west of the town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada (18 km (11 mi) south
  • Glacial erratic: A glacial erratic is a piece of rock that differs from the size and type of rock native to the area in which it rests. "Erratics" take their name from
  • Erratic Valley: Erratic Valley is a short valley on Alexander Island, Antarctica, that joins Ablation Valley from the north. It was named from the large number of erratic
  • Erratic Rock State Natural Site: Erratic Rock State Natural Site is a state park in the Willamette Valley of Oregon, United States. Featuring a 40-short-ton (36 t) glacial erratic from
  • Erratic Point: Erratic Point is a small, moss-covered point at the head of South West Bay, 1.3 nautical miles (2.4 km) northeast of Cape Gazert, on the west side of
  • Erratic ant: The erratic ant (Tapinoma erraticum) is a species of dolichoderine ant first described in 1789 by Latreille. This species ranges throughout Central Europe

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Erratic Sample Sentences in News


  • Thousands flee as weakened typhoon nears east Philippines; erratic path puts Manila on alert
    A ferocious and dangerously erratic typhoon blew closer to the Philippines Friday, as differing forecasts about its path — one predicting it will graze the capital Manila — prompted a much wider swath of the country to prepare for a weekend of possibly destructive winds and rain. Read more on this news related to 'Erratic'
  • Philippines braces for powerful, erratic typhoon
    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A wide swath of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braced Friday for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific, about a year after the country was lashed by Typhoon Haiyan that left more than 7,300 people dead. Read more on this news related to 'Erratic'
  • London stocks cap 'erratic' session with late-day surge
    London stocks cap 'erratic' session with late-day surge Read more on this news related to 'Erratic'

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