The current version of the vocabulary builder covers over 2720 words & is useful for students preparing for academic English examinations such as SAT, GRE, GMAT, etc. Now you can also listen to the pronunciation of words. - Refer a Friend.|
aberrant (adj) odd; abnormal; not usual.
We talk of the behavior of a person being aberrant, when they behave oddly. Suppose a normally quiet child suddenly becomes wild, its behavior is aberrant. To stray from the normal path is aberrant. Being aberrant is aberration. You notice a person being aberrant
if on an occasion they do some thing which you usually don't expect them to do.
- The mother looking on, as her child put its hand in boiling water, was aberrant.
- It appeared a little aberrant on his part to scold his wife in public.