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meandering

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

passing from one topic to another
  • a meandering interview with the presidential hopeful that covered everything from his family life to his proposed foreign policy

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meandering

verb
present participle of meander

Synonyms of meandering (Entry 2 of 2)

to move about from place to place aimlessly
  • theatergoers meandering around the lobby waiting for the play to start

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“Meandering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/meandering. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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