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

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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 Architect Benjamin Awes and his team brought light and nature to their update of a 1962 walkout rambler. Rohan Preston, Star Tribune, 3 June 2021 Barney is a rambler and a trail angel who has nurtured relationships in the great outdoors. Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 10 June 2021 Ethan Moore and Carolina Trevino Guajardo are accustomed to unsolicited mail offers to buy their 1950s rambler in Edina, where hundreds of houses have been demolished and replaced with more expensive ones. Jim Buchta, Star Tribune, 17 Apr. 2021 After raising three children, the owners of a 1950s Edina rambler were ready for the next phase of life. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, 30 Apr. 2021 So the Komises bought the house, a midcentury split-level rambler. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, 5 Mar. 2021 Just two years after buying the rambler, the Hansons got the opportunity to move to Denmark for Jayme's job. Kim Palmer, Star Tribune, 5 Feb. 2021 The rambler has gotten a 4.5-star average rating from more than 760 reviewers. Gideon Grudo, NBC News, 12 Nov. 2020 The four-bedroom rambler where Jacob and Clarida lived opened three decades ago and initially housed homeless men. Washington Post, 30 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of rambler

1624, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 Jul 2021

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“Rambler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rambler. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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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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