Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that rambles.
  • noun A climbing rose having numerous flowers.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A variety of rose, which clambers freely: as, the crimson rambler.
  • noun One who rambles; a rover; a wanderer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who rambles; a rover; a wanderer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A recreational walker
  • noun One who rambles

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person whose speech or writing is not well organized
  • noun a person who takes long walks in the country

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Examples

  • The modernist created the ranch or the "rambler," which was aptly named, for in it, the homemaker finds herself walking what seems like the length of a ranch, and literally "rambling" all day from one end of the house to the other.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • The modernist created the ranch or the "rambler," which was aptly named, for in it, the homemaker finds herself walking what seems like the length of a ranch, and literally "rambling" all day from one end of the house to the other.

    The Effect of Architecture on Home Living

  • I apologize for this posting being such a "rambler", but it's the way my mind works today.

    My Official BS

  • I apologize for this posting being such a "rambler", but it's the way my mind works today.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • The climbing polyantha roses (hybrids of _Rosa multiflora_ and other species) include the class of "rambler" roses that has now come to be large, including not only the Crimson Rambler, but forms of other colors, single and semi-double, and various climbing habits; a very valuable and hardy class of roses, particularly for trellises.

    Manual of Gardening (Second Edition)

  • Ah! Y'are a precious sight, y'are! "he continued, apostrophising the 'rambler' branches --" For all yer green buds ye ain't a-goin 'to do much this year!

    God's Good Man

  • Ah! Y'are a precious sight, y'are! "he continued, apostrophising the 'rambler' branches --" For all yer green buds ye ain't a-goin 'to do much this year!

    God's Good Man

  • Ah! Y'are a precious sight, y'are! "he continued, apostrophising the 'rambler' branches --" For all yer green buds ye ain't a-goin 'to do much this year!

    God's Good Man

  • So Joe tell me, what is the point after you gut the whole plan? midnight rambler

    Lieberman: I'll back health care bill without Medicare expansion

  • I am pretty sure the complete rambler of 2011 who tramps the now accessible acres of Langsett Moor or Snailsden has time to avoid the above indiscretions – after all, he or she need not be on a constant lookout for gamekeepers these days!

    Country diary: Langsett

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  • The H.M.S. Rambler was listed as a "vessel belonging to the army" (British army), captured at Yorktown in 1781.

    October 29, 2007