Wanton Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Wanton, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Wanton?

(adj) An action is classified as ‘wanton’ when it was executed with gross negligence disregarding the safety and security of the public and property or social existence etc . For example carrying gunpowder or crackers carelessly in a market place, walking nude etc.