1.Untrained; undisciplined; unrestrained; hence, loose; free; luxuriant; roving; sportive.
A wanton and a merry [friar].
- Chaucer.
How does your tongue grow wanton in her praise!
- Addison.
2.Wandering from moral rectitude; perverse; dissolute.
3.Specifically: Deviating from the rules of chastity; lewd; lustful; lascivious; libidinous; lecherous.
Not with wanton looking of folly.
- Chaucer.
4.Reckless; heedless; as, wanton mischief.
n.1.A roving, frolicsome thing; a trifler; - used rarely as a term of endearment.
I am afeard you make a wanton of me.
- Shak.
2.One brought up without restraint; a pampered pet.
Anything, sir,
That's dry and wholesome; I am no bred wanton.
- Beau. & Fl.
3.A lewd person; a lascivious man or woman.
v. i.1.To rove and ramble without restraint, rule, or limit; to revel; to play loosely; to frolic.
2.To sport in lewdness; to play the wanton; to play lasciviously.
v. t.1.To cause to become wanton; also, to waste in wantonness.
Noun1.wanton - lewd or lascivious woman
Verb1.wanton - waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
2.wanton - indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
3.wanton - spend wastefully; "wanton one's money away"
4.wanton - become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
Synonyms: luxuriate
5.wanton - engage in amorous play
6.wanton - behave extremely cruelly and brutally
Adj.1.wanton - occurring without motivation or provocation; "motiveless malignity"; "unprovoked and dastardly attack"- F.D.Roosevelt
2.wanton - casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
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