Pronunciation of Wanton
/wˈɒntən/, /wˈɒntən/, /w_ˈɒ_n_t_ə_n/
Synonyms for wanton:
Other synonyms and related words:
passionate, unprovoked, outrageous, truculent, dirty, uncontrolled, dissipated, motiveless, jade, unaccented, ribald, make, lubricious, wanton away, dissolute, prosperous, Concupiscent, puddle, unbridled, open, wakeful, piddle away, unprintable, floozy, Whorish, easy, weak, flirt, liberal, naughty, inhuman, heartless, libidinous, incontinent, matronly, porny, free, unmotivated, piddle, ungoverned, lecherous, lite, barbaric, flirtatious, unrestrained, bawdy, hot, play, vicious, Fiendish, flirter, unnecessary, slack, dally, X-rated, aimless, lewd, queenly, fast, frivol, unconstrained, voluptuous, wrong, rakish, trifle away, rash, easygoing, Goatish, randy, trifle, faint, clear, blowzy, blue, coarse, sensual, sluttish, hypersexual, tripping, inhumane, vulgar, light, smutty, rake, low-cal, girlie, locker room, baggage, luxuriate, cruel, female, licentious, loose, unchaste, lustful, satyric, uninhibited, uncalled-for, womanly, informal, wild, micturate, well-off, lax, salacious, itchy, pass water, promiscuous, indulge, wench, brutal, gross, impure, indecent, filthy, obscene, carnal, femininity, slattern, lascivious, savage, foul, abandoned, gratuitous, crude, soft, pornographic.
cruel, malicious (adjective)
extravagant, lustful (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
loose woman (noun)
profligate person (noun)
Usage examples for wanton:
- He has never spared me, egad, and has often distressed me very seriously by his malevolent and utterly wanton opposition where he had absolutely no chance whatever, and knew it, nor any object, I give you my honour, except to waste my money, when, owing to the absurd and cruel position I was placed in, he knew very well I could not have a great deal to throw away. - "The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
- But there the definition of the term was this:- 'Minx: the female of minnock; a pert wanton. - "Father and Son", Edmund Gosse.
- What could her mother be thinking of to allow such a wanton sacrifice? - "Steve Yeager", William MacLeod Raine.