How to use Wayward in a sentence as an adjective

Namely that the odds of someone who isn't suicidal and who isn't involved in criminal activity dying from a gunshot wound are about the same as the odds of being hit by a wayward meteor.

Simply, the only way for wayward ideas to be uprooted is to expose them to the full light of scrutiny.

After a decade of gently beating wayward mefites over the head with a clue stick, you deserve a break.

You have a better chance of winning the lottery twice, getting struck by lightning three times, then getting snuffed out by a wayward meteor.

If it's good enough to test Nuclear armaments, it's probably good enough to handle the occasional wayward cannonball.

Keep in mind that this wasn't a wayward bomb - the innocent bystander in your story - but a target hit three times across several minutes.

As a matter of very explicit design, executive discretion is the primary check on wayward legislative power.

Wayward definitions


resistant to guidance or discipline; "Mary Mary quite contrary"; "an obstinate child with a violent temper"; "a perverse mood"; "wayward behavior"

See also: contrary obstinate perverse