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ram·bling

 (răm′blĭng)
adj.
1. Often or habitually roaming; wandering.
2. Extended over an irregular area; sprawling: a large rambling country estate.
3. Lengthy and digressive: a rambling speech.

ram′bling·ly adv.

rambling

(ˈræmblɪŋ)
adj
1. straggling or sprawling haphazardly; unplanned: a rambling old house.
2. (of speech or writing) lacking a coherent plan; diffuse and disconnected
3. (Botany) (of a plant, esp a rose) profusely climbing and straggling
4. nomadic; wandering
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.rambling - spreading out in different directions; "sprawling handwriting"; "straggling branches"; "straggly hair"
untidy - not neat and tidy; "careless and untidy in her personal habits"; "an untidy living room"; "untidy and casual about money"
2.rambling - (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions among other things"; "a rambling discursive book"; "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this and that"
indirect - extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action; "making indirect but legitimate inquiries"; "an indirect insult"; "doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind"; "though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest"; "known as a shady indirect fellow"
3.rambling - of a path e.g.rambling - of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
indirect - not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination; "sometimes taking an indirect path saves time"; "you must take an indirect course in sailing"

rambling

adjective
1. sprawling, spreading, trailing, irregular, straggling that rambling house with its bizarre contents

rambling

adjective
Marked by or given to digression:
Translations
خِطْبَة شَطَّت وابْتِعاد عن الموضوعشارِد، مُتَشَتِّتمُتَعَرْبِش
bez pevného řádunepravidelnýnesouvislýpnoucí
planløsslyng-
kúszó
klifur-skipulagslaussundurlaus
popínavýživelne stavaný
dağınıkgelişigüzelher yöne dağılmışkonudan konuya atlayansarmaşık

rambling

[ˈræmblɪŋ]
A. ADJ
1. (= straggling) [plant] → trepador
2. (= wandering, incoherent) [speech, book] → farragoso, inconexo
3. (= sprawling) [house] → laberíntico
B. N
1. (= walking) → excursionismo m a pie
2. ramblingsdesvaríos mpl, divagaciones fpl
C. CPD rambling rose Nrosal m trepador

rambling

[ˈræmblɪŋ]
adj
[speech, letter] → décousu(e)
[house] → plein(e) de coins et de recoins
[rose] → grimpant(e)
n (= hiking) → randonnée f

rambling

adj
speech, writingweitschweifig, umständlich; old personfaselnd (inf), → schwafelnd (inf); building, town, gardenweitläufig
plantrankend, kletternd; rambling roseKletterrose f
rambling club/society (esp Brit) → Wanderklub m/-verein m
n
(= wandering about)Streifzüge pl; (esp Brit: = hiking) → Wandern nt; to go ramblingwandern gehen, wandern
(in speech: also ramblings) → Gefasel nt (inf), → Geschwafel nt (inf)

rambling

[ˈræmblɪŋ] adj (plant) → rampicante; (speech, book) → sconnesso/a; (house) → tutto/a nicchie e corridoi

ramble

(ˈrӕmbl) verb
1. to go for a long walk or walks, usually in the countryside, for pleasure.
2. to speak in an aimless or confused way.
noun
a long walk, usually in the countryside, taken for pleasure.
ˈrambler noun
1. a climbing plant (usually a rose).
2. a person who goes walking in the country for pleasure.
ˈrambling adjective
1. aimless and confused; not keeping to the topic. a long, rambling speech.
2. built (as if) without any plan, stretching in various directions. a rambling old house.
3. (of plants, usually roses) climbing.
ramble on
to talk for a long time in an aimless or confused way.

rambling

a. sin orden ni concierto.
References in classic literature ?
His voice became soft and reminiscent, and with a sigh of contentment he launched into a long rambling talk, speaking as one lost in a dream.
It was not until the stage drew up before a rambling tenement bearing the inscription, "Hotel and Stage Office," that he became fully aware of it.
These rambling, sway-backed tunnels are very attractive things, with their alcoved outlooks upon the lovely and inspiriting water.
He laughed at the idea, and went rambling on with a detailed account of his talk with the judge, and how shocked and ashamed the judge was to find that he had a coward in his family.
The house was larger than Hartfield, and totally unlike it, covering a good deal of ground, rambling and irregular, with many comfortable, and one or two handsome rooms.
However, she'll suit this house so much the better for not being over nice, and I'll take care she does not disgrace me by rambling abroad.
Wragge's rambling narrative of what had happened during her interview with the housekeeper -- Mrs.
What happiness (I thought) if we were married, and were going away anywhere to live among the trees and in the fields, never growing older, never growing wiser, children ever, rambling hand in hand through sunshine and among flowery meadows, laying down our heads on moss at night, in a sweet sleep of purity and peace, and buried by the birds when we were dead
Then the love-thoughts of the heart clothed themselves simply and naturally as the heart conceived them, nor sought to commend themselves by forced and rambling verbiage.
After that fatal evening the young man took to rambling among the picturesque regions of the Sarthe, the banks of which are much frequented by sketchers who come to Alencon for points of view.
Crossing in the darkness, as we did, I was unable to see but little, except as the nearer moon, in her wild and ceaseless hurtling through the Barsoomian heavens, lit up little patches of the landscape from time to time, disclosing walled fields and low, rambling buildings, presenting much the appearance of earthly farms.
After a little rambling talk, the lawyer led up to the subject which so disagreeably preoccupied his mind.