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Definition of "rambler" [ram•bler]

  • One that rambles: tourists and Sunday ramblers on the village streets; a conversational rambler. (noun)
  • A type of climbing rose having numerous red, pink, or white flowers. (noun)

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.

Use "rambler" in a sentence
  • "The modernist created the ranch or the "rambler," which was aptly named, for in it, the homemaker finds herself walking what seems like the length of a ranch, and literally "rambling" all day from one end of the house to the other."
  • "I apologize for this posting being such a "rambler", but it's the way my mind works today."
  • "The climbing polyantha roses (hybrids of _Rosa multiflora_ and other species) include the class of "rambler" roses that has now come to be large, including not only the Crimson Rambler, but forms of other colors, single and semi-double, and various climbing habits; a very valuable and hardy class of roses, particularly for trellises."