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  • adv. In an erratic manner; unsteadily or randomly, unpredictably.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an erratic manner; without rule, order, or established method; irregularly.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an erratic unpredictable manner

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Examples

  • Driving erratically is a good enough reason — the cop “saw you” cross over the center line.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Kobach on Arizona’s Immigration Law

  • Unlike before where the policy was regime change, every time the North Koreans acts erratically, which is their behavior pattern, not only were they condemned, but the United States was condemned because we indirectly got blowback.

    CNN Transcript Apr 11, 2009

  • Unlike before, where the policy was regime change, every time the North Koreans acted erratically, which is their behavior pattern, the United States -- not only were they condemned, but the United States was condemned, because we indirectly got blowback.

    CNN Transcript Apr 7, 2009

  • Now, a leading state Democrat says the governor has been acting "erratically" for some time.

    CNN Transcript Jun 22, 2009

  • By the time he wrote the letter, Nelson knew the four charges against him: unpremeditated murder for "erratically" driving the Humvee "at excessive speed," carrying a possible life sentence; lying about the looters, up to five years; threatening Burden if he didn't lie, up to three years.

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  • Tyrese, who behaved, according to the chart, "erratically" (how, I wondered, was a father who rushes an infant to an emergency room supposed to act?), told the attending physician that the boy had been getting worse all day.

    Tell No One

  • Several eye-witnesses saw Helen Verity, 30, driving "erratically" on a route in west Cumbria.

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • As his Swan Honda team-mate James Ellison begins his recovery from a broken femur, Stuart Easton reveals that he had to fight hard and ride 'erratically' at times to secure a podium finish at Thruxton at the weekend ...

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • Stuart Easton admitted to having ridden 'erratically' at times on his way to his first podium finish of the 2010 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship campaign at

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

  • Elizabeth, but the driver evaded the patrol car and drove off "erratically" along Gillingham

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  • "Except for a large, open circle in the center of the village, the Stonedown looked as erratically laid out as if it had fallen off the mountain not long ago."

    Lord Foul's Bane

    July 29, 2012