Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Roving; roam ing; pursuing no fixed course, plan, or object; unsettled: as, a wandering spirit; wandering habits; a wandering minstrel.
- A plant-name: The beefsteak- or strawberry-geranium, Saxifraga sarmentosa; locally, the Kenilworth ivy, Linaria Cymbalaria. One of two or three house-plants, as Zebrina pendula (Trades-cantia zebrina), which are planted in baskets or vessels of water, whence they spread in a straggling fashion. Z. pendula has lance-ovate or oblong leaves which are crim son beneath and green or purplish above, with two broad silvery stripes. Another sort has bright green leaves.
- n. The act of one who wanders; a ramble or peregrination; a journeying hither and thither.
- n. A straying away, as from one's home or the right way; a deviation or digression in any way or from any course: as, the wandering of the thoughts; a wandering from duty.
- n. Incoherence of speech; raving; delirium.
- adj. That which wanders.
- n. Travelling with no preset route; roaming.
- n. Irregular turning of the eyes.
- n. Aimless thought.
- n. Straying from a desired path.
- n. Disordered speech or delirium.
- v. present participle of wander.
GNU Webster's 1913
- a. & n. from wander, v.
- adj. migratory.
- adj. of a path e.g.
- n. travelling about without any clear destination
- adj. having no fixed course
- wander + -ing (Wiktionary)
“U.S. Video: Gingrich explores presidential run U.S. Video: Police: Teen beaten, tortured at party Report Abuse When the term "wandering spider" came up in the headline, the first thing that came to mind is the Brazillian Wandering Spider, not the Yellow Orb Spider.”
“When she saw my expression wandering away from the conversation, she would touch the back of my hand with hers and smile at me with her eyes.”
“This is one of what I call my wandering days before I fall to work.”
““Error” in Latin means both what it means in English, and a more literal “wandering from the path”.”
“Her structureless wandering is supposed to form a bond between her and The Mad Hatter (a mulit-accented, multi-colored Johnny Depp), but we only know that because thee characters tell us.”
“Ok. The above is wandering from the topic at hand.”
“In Poland, where the moth was called the wandering death-bird, its cries were likened to those of a grief-stricken child.”
“The water pooled and spread across the gravel parking lot before running in wandering rivulets out into the field beyond, where bright butterflies swarmed and fluttered, dabbing at the mud I was making.”
“I persevered until page five, where the entries seemed to be wandering from the point.”
“Mind wandering is typically associated with negative things like laziness or inattentiveness," says lead author, Prof. Kalina Christoff, UBC Dept. of Psychology.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘wandering’.
Interesting, there is a traditional vocabulary of an Ukrainian, that differs from vocabulary of average American. It would be nice to explore it.
abducens.....draw..., ablation.....carr..., acetylcholine......., adrenalin.....nea..., afferent.....to c..., agnosia.....no kn..., alar.....wing-like, alexia.....no words, alveus.....canal, amacrine.....no l..., ambidextrous........, ambiguus.....doub... and 701 more...
words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
Adjectives used in actual (non-taxonomic) bird names, past and present.
words to dwell on.
Inspired by Peter Reading's "Euphemisms".
Latin; from a stronger even more certain for an even stronger reason
Looking for tweets for wandering.