ram·​bler | \ ˈram-blər How to pronounce rambler (audio) \

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

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 Back in the late 19th century, a hard-drinking rambler born Martha Jane Cannary also posed for the camera. Sarah Hepola, ELLE, 12 Sep. 2022 The less expensive is a four-bedroom, four-bathroom Colonial listed at $799,000, and the other is a five-bedroom, six-bathroom rambler listed at $2.2 million. Olivia Mccormack, Washington Post, 1 June 2022 The least expensive home sold was a 789-square-foot rambler with two bedrooms and two bathrooms for $225,000. Anastazja Kolodziej, Washington Post, 22 June 2022 The little rambler that could have easily been a teardown has another life. Rohan Preston, Star Tribune, 2 July 2021 The most secure-fitting, responsive shoe in our test, the Mutant felt like a cross between a racer and a big-mountain rambler, cruising nimbly over sharktooth rocks and blasting through flats and turns. Justin Nyberg, Outside Online, 14 May 2015 Sleek and contemporary, this new rambler-style plan offers a total square-footage of 5,091 with 2,443 square-feet finished. The Salt Lake Tribune, 14 Oct. 2021 Preserving the spirit of that era is the Claremont Hotel, a genteel 1884 rambler in the Quiet Side town of Southwest Harbor. Washington Post, 10 Sep. 2021 The idea of the urban rambler—the flâneur—as a half-belonging creature took hold in the latter half of the nineteenth century, and adopted a variety of forms in the twentieth. Alejandro Chacoff, The New Yorker, 23 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of rambler

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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25 Sep 2022

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“Rambler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rambler. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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