Definitions for wanderingˈwɒn dər ɪŋ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word wandering

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)

    migratory

    "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"

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Francis Bacon:

    If a man's wit be wandering, let him study the mathematics.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Man is a tireless traveller wandering in the dark valleys of his past!

  3. Bern Williams:

    Ideas are like wandering sons. They show up when you least expect them.

  4. John Crowley, Of Marvels And Monsters, Washington Post, October 18, 1998:

    Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    It is always wonderful to be a curious comet wandering in the galaxy of a good book.

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