What does ramble mean?

Definitions for rambleˈræm bəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ramble, meander(verb)

    an aimless amble on a winding course

  2. ramble on, ramble, jog(verb)

    continue talking or writing in a desultory manner

    "This novel rambles on and jogs"

  3. 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"


  1. Ramble(n.)

    A section of woods suitable for leisurely walking.

  2. Ramble(n.)

    a type of dance; as, the Muskrat ramble.

  3. Origin: [Cf. Rammel.]


  1. ramble(Noun)

    A leisurely stroll; a recreational walk in the countryside.

  2. ramble(Noun)

    A rambling; an instance of someone talking at length without direction.

  3. ramble(Verb)

    To move about aimlessly, or on a winding course

  4. ramble(Verb)

    To walk for pleasure; to amble or saunter.

  5. ramble(Verb)

    To talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions.

    Francine has a tendency to ramble when it gets to be late in the evening.

  6. Origin: An altered form (with dissimilation of mm to mb) of dial. rammle, from *ramelen, frequentive of ; see roam.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ramble(verb)

    to walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the world

  2. Ramble(verb)

    to talk or write in a discursive, aimless way

  3. Ramble(verb)

    to extend or grow at random

  4. Ramble(noun)

    a going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation

  5. Ramble(noun)

    a bed of shale over the seam

  6. Origin: [Cf. Rammel.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ramble

    ram′bl, v.i. to go from place to place without object: to visit many places: to be desultory, as in discourse.—n. a roving about: an irregular excursion: a place in which to ramble.—n. Ram′bler.—adj. Ram′bling, moving about irregularly: desultory.—adv. Ram′blingly, in a rambling manner. [Freq. of M. E. ramen, to roam.]

Anagrams for ramble »

  1. ambler

  2. marble

  3. blamer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ramble in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ramble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Images & Illustrations of ramble

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Translations for ramble

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  • Abschweifen, WanderungGerman
  • pasearse, divagar, debrayarSpanish
  • kävelylenkki, jaaritella, huvikävelyFinnish
  • divaguer, radoterFrench
  • sétálHungarian
  • murakehuMāori
  • zwerftochtDutch
  • болтовня, пустословие, [[бессвязно]] [[излагать]], прогуливатьсяRussian

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