Advertisement

wayward (adj.)

late 14c., shortening of aweiward "turned away," from way (adv.), shortening of away + -ward. Related: Waywardly; waywardness.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of wayward from WordNet

wayward (adj.)
resistant to guidance or discipline;
wayward behavior
Synonyms: contrary / obstinate / perverse
From wordnet.princeton.edu