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ramble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ramble

  1. 1 a short trip for pleasure the couple's weekend rambles up and down the valley in search of interesting antiques Synonyms of ramble jaunt, junket, outing, excursion, sally, sashay, sortie, spinWords Related to ramble journey, travel(s), voyage; circuit, tour; expedition, odyssey, safari; detour; hike, peregrination, trek, walk; pilgrimage

  2. 2 a relaxed journey on foot for exercise or pleasure our usual practice is to take a ramble around the neighborhood after dinner Synonyms of ramble amble, constitutional, perambulation, walk, range, saunter, stroll, turn, wanderWords Related to ramble parade, paseo, promenade; expedition, hike, march, peregrination, traipse, tramp, travel, traversal, traverse, trek, trip, walkabout; excursion, jaunt, junket, outing, sally, sashay, spin, tour; pilgrimage, progress, safari


ramble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ramble

  1. 1 to talk at length without sticking to a topic or getting to a point the teenagers sat around the pizza parlor, rambling on about dating, homework, movies, and the local football team Synonyms of ramble blather (on), go on, maunder, rattle, run on Words Related to ramble deviate, digress, stray, wander; sidetrack; blab, blabber, blither, bumble, burble, chat, chatter, drivel, drool, gab, gabble, gibber, jabber, patter, prate, prattle, waffle Phrases run one's mouth

  2. 2 to move about from place to place aimlessly by tirelessly rambling around San Francisco for a week we probably saw more of it than many residents ever have Synonyms of ramble bat, cruise, drift, float, gad (about), gallivant (also galavant), kick around, knock (about), maunder, meander, mooch, wander, range, roam, rove, traipseWords Related to ramble amble, saunter, stroll; dawdle, mope; gypsy, hobo, tramp, vagabond; mill (about or around); straggle, stray

  3. 3 to travel by foot for exercise or pleasure we're planning to ramble all over the highland moors when we're in Dartmoor Synonyms of ramble amble, perambulate, hike, saunter, stroll, tramp, trompWords Related to ramble roam, rove, wander; peregrinate, traipse, traverse, trek, walk; march, promenade; power walk

Synonym Discussion of ramble

wander, roam, ramble, rove, traipse, meander mean to go about from place to place usually without a plan or definite purpose. wander implies an absence of or an indifference to a fixed course.
    • fond of wandering about the square just watching the people
roam suggests wandering about freely and often far afield.
    • liked to roam through the woods
ramble stresses carelessness and indifference to one's course or objective.
    • the speaker rambled on without ever coming to the point
rove suggests vigorous and sometimes purposeful roaming.
    • armed brigands roved over the countryside
traipse implies a course that is erratic but may sometimes be purposeful.
    • traipsed all over town looking for the right dress
meander implies a winding or intricate course suggestive of aimless or listless wandering.
    • the river meanders for miles through rich farmland


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