Definition of wanton

Definition of wanton
  1. wanton Adjective Undisciplined, unruly; not able to be controlled.
  2. wanton Adjective Lewd, immoral; sexually open, unchaste.
  3. wanton Adjective Playful, sportive; being merry or carefree (often used figuratively).
  4. wanton Adjective Self-indulgent, fond of excess; luxurious.
  5. wanton Adjective Capricious, reckless of morality, justice etc.; acting without regard for the law or the well-being of others; gratuitous.
  6. wanton Adjective Extravagant, unrestrained; excessive (of speech or thought).
  7. wanton Noun A pampered or coddled person.
  8. wanton Noun An overly playful person.
  9. wanton Noun A self-indulgent person, fond of excess.
  10. wanton Noun A lewd or immoral person, especially a prostitute.
  11. wanton Verb To act wantonly; become wanton.
  12. wanton Verb To waste or squander, especially in pleasure (often with "away").
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