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rambler

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noun ram·bler \ˈram-blər\

Simple Definition of rambler

  • : a person who goes on long walks for pleasure

  • : a plant that grows up and over fences, walls, etc.

Full Definition of rambler

  1. 1 :  one that rambles

  2. 2 :  any of various climbing roses with long flexible canes and rather small often double flowers in large clusters

  3. 3 :  ranch house

Examples of rambler

  1. These roses are ramblers, so they will eventually cover the fence.

  2. <a rambler her whole life, my aunt is likely to send me a postcard from just about any corner of the world>



1624

First Known Use of rambler

1624

Rhymes with rambler



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