Definitions for roamroʊm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. to walk or travel without purpose or direction; ramble; wander.

  2. (v.t.)to wander over or through.

  3. (n.)an act or instance of roaming; a ramble.

Origin of roam:

1300–50; ME romen; cf. earlier ramen (Layamon), perh. continuing OE *rāmian < *raiman-, akin to ON reimt haunted, reimuthr haunter


Princeton's WordNet

  1. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond(verb)

    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"; "They rolled from town to town"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. roam(verb)ʊm

    to travel or move continuously around an area without having a particular goal

    kids roaming the streets at night


  1. roam(Verb)

    To wander or travel freely and with no specific destination.

  2. roam(Verb)

    To use a network or service from different locations or devices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roam(verb)

    to go from place to place without any certain purpose or direction; to rove; to wander

  2. Roam(verb)

    to range or wander over

  3. Roam(noun)

    the act of roaming; a wandering; a ramble; as, he began his roam o'er hill amd dale


  1. Roam

    "Roam" was the fourth single from The B-52's' 1989 hit album Cosmic Thing, following " Cosmic Thing," "Channel Z," and "Love Shack." "Roam" was a number-three hit on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in March 1990, spending a total of 19 weeks on the chart, and was certified Gold by the RIAA. The vocals are sung by Kate Pierson and Cindy Wilson. In February 1991 The B-52s were nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for Roam. The Discovery Channel used 'Roam' in its own television commercials throughout the late 1990s. Subaru of New Zealand used it in a 2004 commercial. The song is playable in the music video game Rock Band. "Roam" is also used as the theme for the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show in the SSI Radio Network. The song has been used on PBS World. The song was used in the unaired pilot of the sitcom "Get A Life." "Roam" was also featured in the 1990 beach volleyball movie "Side Out".

Anagrams of roam

  1. mora

  2. Amor

  3. Roma

  4. moar

  5. Omar

Translations for roam

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to walk about without any fixed plan or purpose; to wander

He roamed from town to town; He roamed (over) the hills.

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