passing from one topic to another <I listened patiently to Mrs. Parsifal's rambling reminiscences, though I had no idea who “Dorothy” and “the stepson” were>
using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea <the new minister gives rambling sermons that, if they have a point, are lost on the congregation, which invariably falls asleep> Synonyms circuitous
Related Words chatty
Near Antonyms brief
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