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Dictionary definition for: Erratic

1. (s) having no fixed course; "an erratic comet" "his life followed a wandering course" "a planetary vagabond"

2. (s) 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"

3. (s) 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

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