Definitions for wanderingˈwɒn dər ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

wan•der•ingˈwɒn dər ɪŋ(adj.)

  1. moving from place to place without a fixed plan; roaming.

  2. having no permanent residence; nomadic.

  3. meandering; winding:

    a wandering river.

  4. (n.)an aimless roving about; leisurely traveling from place to place:

    a summer of delightful wandering through Italy.

  5. Usu., wanderings. aimless travels; meanderings. disordered thoughts or utterances; incoherencies

Origin of wandering:

bef. 1000


Princeton's WordNet

  1. wandering, roving, vagabondage(adj)

    travelling about without any clear destination

    "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"

  2. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering(adj)


    "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"

  3. meandering(a), rambling, wandering(a), winding(adj)

    of a path e.g.

    "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"

  4. erratic, planetary, wandering(adj)

    having no fixed course

    "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"


  1. wandering(Noun)

    Travelling with no preset route; roaming.

  2. wandering(Noun)

    Irregular turning of the eyes.

  3. wandering(Noun)

    Aimless thought.

  4. wandering(Noun)

    Straying from a desired path.

  5. wandering(Noun)

    Disordered speech or delirium.

  6. wandering(Adjective)

    That which wanders.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Wandering

    of Wander

  2. Wandering

    a. & n. from Wander, v


  1. Wandering

    Wandering is a town located in the wheatbelt region of Western Australia, approximately 120 kilometres from the state capital, Perth, just off the Albany Highway. It is the main town in the Shire of Wandering. At the 2006 census, Wandering had a population of 355.


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