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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ram·ble v. i. [imp. & p. p. Rambled p. pr. & vb. n. Rambling ]
 1. To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the world.
    He that is at liberty to ramble in perfect darkness, what is his liberty better than if driven up and down as a bubble by the wind?   --Locke.
 2. To talk or write in a discursive, aimless way.
 3. To extend or grow at random.
 Syn: -- To rove; roam; wander; range; stroll.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ram·bling a. Roving; wandering; discursive; as, a rambling fellow, talk, or building.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main
             point or cover a wide range of subjects; "amusingly
             digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions
             among other things"; "a rambling discursive book";
             "his excursive remarks"; "a rambling speech about this
             and that" [syn: digressive, discursive, excursive]
      2: of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest
         paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a
         winding country road" [syn: meandering(a), wandering(a),