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ˈwɒn dər ɪŋWan·der·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wandering, roving, vagabondageadjective

    travelling about without any clear destination

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

  2. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wanderingadjective


    "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), windingadjective

    of a path e.g.

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

  4. erratic, planetary, wanderingadjective

    having no fixed course

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


  1. wanderingnoun

    Travelling with no preset route; roaming.

  2. wanderingnoun

    Irregular turning of the eyes.

  3. wanderingnoun

    Aimless thought.

  4. wanderingnoun

    Straying from a desired path.

  5. wanderingnoun

    Disordered speech or delirium.

  6. wanderingadjective

    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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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wandering in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Wandering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Wandering in a Sentence

  1. Bern Williams:

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

  2. RVM:

    Some people keep wandering aimlessly from womb to tomb. They seek nothing and achieve nothing.

  3. Jacob McAfee:

    The crews said she was covered in fleas and smelled really bad. You could tell she had been out wandering for quite a while, it was obvious that she was abandoned or a stray.

  4. Kristi King:

    This is a time of uncertainty and planning can help establish a sense of normalcy for kids, not to mention, preparing the lunch just as if you would pack it for school will help prevent your children from mindless eating and wandering to the kitchen.

  5. Charles Raison:

    There is something about these disorders where people wander, and wandering is bad news. you don't want to be punitive because usually if you can get them back in treatment, they start doing so much better that they are not going to go running away again.

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    steering mechanism for a vessel; a mechanical device by which a vessel is steered
    • A. helm
    • B. mitre
    • C. abandon
    • D. secession

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