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Webster 1913 Edition


Rambling

Ram′bling

(răm′blĭng)
,
Adj.
Roving; wandering; discursive;
as, a
rambling
fellow, talk, or building
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Rambling

RAM'BLING

,
ppr.
Roving; wandering; moving or going irregularly.

RAM'BLING

,
Noun.
A roving; irregular excursion.

Definition 2021


rambling

rambling

English

Verb

rambling

  1. present participle of ramble

Adjective

rambling

  1. Of a speech: meandering, long and digressing.
  2. Confused and irregular; awkward.
    • 1859, Charles Dickens, The Haunted House
      Except that the house had an immensely large rambling loft at top, I made no other discoveries.

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Noun

rambling (plural ramblings)

  1. A long meandering talk with no specific topic or direction.
    • 1941, Harold Sinclair, Years of Illusion (page 145)
      [] listening with great interest to Martha's ramblings about "The War."
  2. A gentle hike.

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Derived terms

  • rambling rose

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