Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: ramble
IPA transcription: [ɹ'æmbəl]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ramble, meander
    Meaning: an aimless amble on a winding course
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: ramble_on, ramble, jog
    Meaning: continue talking or writing in a desultory manner; "This novel rambles on and jogs"
Usage examples
  • There is a kind of sleep that steals upon us sometimes, which, while it holds the body prisoner, does not free the mind from a sense of things about it, and enable it to ramble at its pleasure.
  • He remained for a short time in a state of the most painful irresolution; he hesitated to communicate the tidings until the day for marching was at hand, when he gave her the intelligence in the course of an evening ramble.
  • One fine morning the Rat, whose turn it was to go on duty, went upstairs to relieve Badger, whom he found fidgeting to be off and stretch his legs in a long ramble round his wood and down his earths and burrows. 'Toad's still in bed,' he told the Rat, outside the door.