- 1Walk for pleasure in the countryside: I spent most of my spare time rambling and climbing [with object]: as a boy I rambled the fells around DentMore example sentences
- Surely we should be able to walk our dogs or simply ramble along in safety and in peace to enjoy the views and healthy exercise?
- A man with a great fondness for the outdoor life, he loved to ramble in the countryside and experience the peace and quiet of the land.
- All your outdoor pursuits are catered for - whether you're rambling in the Republic or sauntering in the Six Counties.
- 2Talk or write at length in a confused or inconsequential way: Willy rambled on about Norman archwaysMore example sentences
chatter, babble, prattle, prate, blather, blether, gabble, jabber, twitter, go on, run on, rattle on/away, blither, maunder, drivelNorth American • informal run off at the mouthAustralian/New Zealand • informal mag
- He rambled on rather inconsequentially for some time.
- Yesterday I rambled on at far too great a length about elections.
- Prodded to explain, she rambled on about balloons.
- 3(Of a plant) put out long shoots and grow over walls or other plants: roses climbed, rambled, hung over wallsMore example sentences
- Patterns of olive leaves, golden scallop shells, and intricate pastel designs ramble over the walls.
- Climbing types reach 6 feet tall and can gracefully twine up fences and arbors, or ramble over the ground.
- Their lily-pad leaves and bright orange, yellow, or red flowers ramble over picket fences and along the ground.
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- A walk taken for pleasure in the countryside.More example sentences
- Based at 18 excellent country houses, they have a wide choice of walks from gentle rambles to adventure treks.
- This year, as well as the regular walks, it is also planned to introduce a countryside ramble which is aimed at anyone interested in a leisurely Sunday afternoon walk with a focus on the local environment.
- Other walks will also include rural rambles, a walk around the town centre, short strolls, hard moorland walks and family walks.