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Adjective: wanton  wón-t(u)n
  1. Occurring without motivation or provocation
    "wanton malignity";
    - motiveless, unprovoked
  2. Casual and unrestrained in sexual behaviour
    "wanton behaviour";
    - easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, tarty, slutty
Noun: wanton  wón-t(u)n
Usage: archaic
  1. Lewd or lascivious woman
Verb: wanton  wón-t(u)n
Usage: archaic
  1. Waste time; spend one's time idly or inefficiently
    - piddle [informal], wanton away, piddle away, trifle
  2. Indulge in a carefree or voluptuous way of life
  3. Spend wastefully
    "wanton one's money away";
    - wanton away, trifle away
  4. Become extravagant; indulge (oneself) luxuriously
    - luxuriate
  5. Engage in amorous play
  6. Behave extremely cruelly and brutally

Derived forms: wantoning, wantoned, wantons

See also: unchaste, unmotivated

Type of: act, behave, butterfly, chat up, consume, coquet, coquette, dally, do, drop, expend, flirt, flirter, live, mash, philander, romance, sensualist, spend, squander, ware [archaic], waste

Encyclopedia: Wanton, Florida