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Meaning of word wanton from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

wanton   verb

Meaning : Waste time. Spend one's time idly or inefficiently.

Synonyms : piddle, piddle away, trifle, wanton away

Meaning : Indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life.

Meaning : Spend wastefully.

Example : Wanton one's money away.

Synonyms : trifle away, wanton away

Meaning : Become extravagant. Indulge (oneself) luxuriously.

Synonyms : luxuriate

Meaning : Engage in amorous play.

Meaning : Behave extremely cruelly and brutally.

wanton   noun

Meaning : Lewd or lascivious woman.

wanton   adjective

Meaning : Occurring without motivation or provocation.

Example : Motiveless malignity.
Unprovoked and dastardly attack.

Synonyms : motiveless, unprovoked

Meaning : Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior.

Example : Her easy virtue.
He was told to avoid loose (or light) women.
Wanton behavior.

Synonyms : easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish