ramble: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ram'bul), [key]
— v., n. -bled, -bling,
  1. to wander around in a leisurely, aimless manner: They rambled through the shops until closing time.
  2. to take a course with many turns or windings, as a stream or path.
  3. to grow in a random, unsystematic fashion: The vine rambled over the walls and tree trunks.
  4. to talk or write in a discursive, aimless way (usually fol. by on): The speaker rambled on with anecdote after anecdote.
  1. to walk aimlessly or idly over or through: They spent the spring afternoon rambling woodland paths.
  1. a walk without a definite route, taken merely for pleasure.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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