Synonyms for rambling

Synonyms for (adj) rambling

Synonyms: rambling, meandering, wandering, winding

Definition: of a path e.g.

Usage: meandering streams; rambling forest paths; the river followed its wandering course; a winding country road

Similar words: indirect

Definition: not direct in spatial dimension; not leading by a straight line or course to a destination

Usage: sometimes taking an indirect path saves time; you must take an indirect course in sailing

Synonyms: digressive, discursive, rambling, excursive

Definition: (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects

Usage: 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

Similar words: indirect

Definition: extended senses; not direct in manner or language or behavior or action

Usage: making indirect but legitimate inquiries; an indirect insult; doubtless they had some indirect purpose in mind; though his methods are indirect they are not dishonest; known as a shady indirect fellow

Synonyms: sprawling, rambling, straggling, straggly

Definition: spreading out in different directions

Usage: sprawling handwriting; straggling branches; straggly hair

Similar words: untidy

Definition: not neat and tidy

Usage: careless and untidy in her personal habits; an untidy living room; untidy and casual about money

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