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Meaning of RAMBLE

Pronunciation:  'rambul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
  2. [v]  move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"
  3. [v]  continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This novel rambles on and jogs"
 

RAMBLE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: amble, cast, drift, jog, perambulation, promenade, ramble on, range, roam, rove, saunter, stray, stroll, swan, tramp, vagabond, wander
 
 See Also: carry on, continue, gad, gallivant, go, go on, jazz around, locomote, maunder, move, proceed, travel, walk, walkabout

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ram"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Rambled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Rambling}.] [For rammle, fr. Prov. E. rame to roam. Cf.
    {Roam}.]
    1. To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any
       determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or
       irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the
       city; to ramble over the world.
    
             He that is at liberty to ramble in perfect darkness,
             what is his liberty better than if driven up and
             down as a bubble by the wind?         --Locke.
    
    2. To talk or write in a discursive, aimless way.
    
    3. To extend or grow at random. --Thomson.
    
    Syn: To rove; roam; wander; range; stroll.
    
    
  2. \Ram"ble\, n.
    1. A going or moving from place to place without any
       determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll
       merely for recreation.
    
             Coming home, after a short Christians ramble.
                                                   --Swift.
    
    2. [Cf. {Rammel}.] (Coal Mining) A bed of shale over the
       seam. --Raymond.
    
    
    
    
 

 

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