HyperDic: rambling

English > 3 senses of the word rambling:
ADJECTIVEallrambling, sprawling, straggling, stragglyspreading out in different directions
allrambling, digressive, discursive, excursive(of e.g. speech / speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
allrambling, meandering, wandering, windingof a path e.g.
rambling > pronunciation
Soundsrae'mbahlihng; rae'mblihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > rambling: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSpreading out in different directions.
Synonymssprawling, straggling, straggly
Broaderuntidynot neat and tidy
English > rambling: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaning(of e.g. speech / speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects.
Examples
  • "a rambling discursive book"
  • "a rambling speech about this and that"
Synonymsdigressive, discursive, excursive
BroaderindirectExtended senses
English > rambling: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf a path e.g..
Example "rambling forest paths"
Synonymsmeandering, wandering, winding
Broaderindirectnot direct in spatial dimension
Spanishlaberíntico, sinuoso

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