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Definition of rambler

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

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Examples of rambler in a Sentence

These roses are ramblers, so they will eventually cover the fence. a rambler her whole life, my aunt is likely to send me a postcard from just about any corner of the world
Recent Examples on the Web Racers compete for pinewood glory at Joel Redfearn’s modest rambler house in St. George, in southwestern Utah. Andrew Zaleski, Popular Science, "Meet the dads who can’t quit pinewood derby racing—even after their kids are over it," 3 June 2020 The rest of Wild World's 13 tracks are all steeped in Moore's emotional depths and rambler's spirit. Nancy Kruh, PEOPLE.com, "Kip Moore Deals with Painful Regrets on New Album: 'I Had That Bottled Up Inside of Me for Years'," 29 May 2020 Buyers still want most of the original elements of horizontal, ground-hugging ramblers – hardwood floors, fireplaces and light-filled, open concept spaces – as well as modern features to support today’s casual lifestyle. oregonlive, "Sleek ‘Mad Men’-era, remodeled ranch in Dunthorpe for sale at $1,275,000," 26 Apr. 2020 Usually, weekend day-trippers descend from nearby London alongside cyclists and local ramblers. Jenny Strasburg, WSJ, "British Pub, Long Hot With Tourists, Now Relies on Locals to Stay Afloat," 31 Mar. 2020 One of our fave products from Yeti, the Yeti rambler, is on sale right now for $10 off its usual price. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Thursday," 20 Feb. 2020 Even if you're not obsessed with the great outdoors, the Yeti rambler is a must-own. Shayna Murphy, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this weekend," 8 Feb. 2020 There have been octogenarian ramblers, naked hikers and nocturnal orienteers bouncing past with their head torches at two in the morning. The Economist, "Walking the wall: my Brexit hike in northern England," 4 Dec. 2019 Many ramblers are lax in their petal arrangements and their stems. Adrian Higgins, sacbee, "As for beauty and fragrance, the rambler comes up roses," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of rambler

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rambler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rambler. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of rambler

chiefly British : a person who goes on long walks for pleasure
: a plant that grows up and over fences, walls, etc.

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