Definition of Wandering in English :

Define Wandering in English

Wandering meaning in English

Meaning of Wandering in English

Pronunciation of Wandering in English

Wandering pronunciation in English

Pronounce Wandering in English


see synonyms of wandering


1. roving, vagabondage, wandering

travelling about without any clear destination

Example Sentences:
'she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him'


2. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering


Example Sentences:
'a restless mobile society'
'the nomadic habits of the Bedouins'
'believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future'
'wandering tribes'

3. meandering, rambling, wandering, winding

of a path e.g.

Example Sentences:
'meandering streams'
'rambling forest paths'
'the river followed its wandering course'
'a winding country road'

4. erratic, planetary, wandering

having no fixed course

Example Sentences:
'an erratic comet'
'his life followed a wandering course'
'a planetary vagabond'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of wandering
that wanders; moving from place to place; roaming, roving, straying, etc.
said of tribes, peoples, etc.
said of rivers and roads
an aimless going about
5.  [pl.]
travels, esp. when extended and apparently purposeless
6.  [pl.]
incoherent or disordered thoughts or utterances

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of wandering
v. wan·dered, wan·der·ing, wan·ders
1. To move about without a definite destination or purpose.
2. To go by an indirect route or at no set pace; amble: We wandered toward town.
3. To proceed in an irregular course; meander: The path wanders through the park.
4. To behave in a manner that does not conform to morality or norms: wander from the path of righteousness.
5. To turn the attention from one subject to another with little clarity or coherence of thought: I had a point to make, but my mind started wandering.
6. To be directed without an object or in various directions: His eyes wandered to the balcony.
1. To wander across or through: wander the forests and fields.
2. To be directed around or over: Her gaze wandered the docks.
The act or an instance of wandering.

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