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Definition of "ramble" []

  • To move about aimlessly. See Synonyms at wander. (verb-intransitive)
  • To walk about casually or for pleasure. (verb-intransitive)
  • To follow an irregularly winding course of motion or growth. (verb-intransitive)
  • To speak or write at length and with many digressions. (verb-intransitive)
  • A leisurely, sometimes lengthy walk. (noun)
  • To stroll about freely, as for relaxation, with no particular direction (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (of paths, streams, etc) to follow a winding course; meander (verb)
  • (of plants) to grow in a random fashion (verb)
  • (of speech, writing, etc) to lack organization (verb)
  • A leisurely stroll, esp in the countryside (noun)

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Use "ramble" in a sentence
  • "My point in my sad (melodramatic, if you will) little ramble is that only now do I realize just how much we've strayed from the real reasons we celebrate these days in the first place - being grateful for those around you, the love that you are able to both give and receive along the pathway of your life, and for the little things everyday that we take for granted."
  • "This free associative Edwards ramble is even less coherent than his debate answer."
  • "Anyway, part of tonight's short ramble is about format."