wandering: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (won'dur-ing), [key]
— adj.
  1. moving from place to place without a fixed plan; roaming; rambling: wandering tourists.
  2. having no permanent residence; nomadic: a wandering tribe of Indians.
  3. meandering; winding: a wandering river; a wandering path.
  1. an aimless roving about; leisurely traveling from place to place: a period of delightful wandering through Italy.
  2. Usually, Her wanderings took her all over the world.
    1. aimless travels; meanderings:Her wanderings took her all over the world.
    2. disordered thoughts or utterances; incoherencies:mental wanderings; the wanderings of delirium.
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