English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'ramble'

(noun) 
Definition
a walk, esp. in the countryside
an hour's ramble through the woods
Synonyms
walk
He often took long walks in the hills.
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tour
week five of my tour of European cities
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trip
On the Thursday we went out on a day trip.
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stroll
After dinner, I took a stroll around the city.
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hike
a hike around the cluster of hills
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roaming
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excursion
We also recommend a full day excursion to the Upper Douro.
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roving
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saunter
She began a slow saunter towards the bonfire.
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traipse (informal)
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peregrination
De Quincy's intoxicated peregrinations around London
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perambulation
(verb) 
Definition
to walk for relaxation, sometimes with no particular direction
freedom to ramble across the moors
Synonyms
walk
They walked in silence for a while.
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range
They range widely in search of carrion.
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drift
People drifted around the room.
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wander
He wandered aimlessly around the garden.
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stroll
We strolled back, put the kettle on and settled down.
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stray
A railway line crosses the park so children must not be allowed to stray.
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roam
They were encouraged not to let their cattle roam freely.
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rove
roving about the town in the dead of night
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amble
We ambled along in front of the houses.
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saunter
We watched our fellow students saunter into the building.
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straggle
They came straggling up the cliff road.
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traipse (informal)
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go walkabout (Australian)
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perambulate
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stravaig (Scottish, Northern England, dialect)
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peregrinate
(verb) 
Definition
to speak or write in a confused style
Sometimes she tended to ramble.
Synonyms
babble
They all babbled simultaneously.
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go on
They're always going on about choice and market forces.
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rabbit (on) (British, informal)
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chatter
Everyone was chattering away in different languages.
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spout (informal)
She would go red in the face and start to spout.
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waffle (informal, mainly British)
some guy on TV waffling on about some new product
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drivel
I drivelled on about the big race that day.
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drone on
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twitter
They were twittering excitedly about their new dresses.
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digress
She digressed from the matter under discussion.
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jabber
I left them there jabbering away
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gabble
The child sat on his knee and gabbled excitedly.
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rattle on
I listened in silence as Sam rattled on.
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witter on (informal)
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run off at the mouth (slang)
(verb) 
Definition
to grow or develop in a random fashion
Synonyms
meander
The river meandered in lazy curves.
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wind
The Moselle winds through some 160 miles of tranquil countryside.
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snake
The road snaked through the forested mountains.
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twist and turn
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of amble
Definition
to walk at a leisurely pace
We ambled along in front of the houses.
Synonyms
mosey (informal)
in the sense of chatter
Definition
to speak quickly and continuously about unimportant things
Everyone was chattering away in different languages.
Synonyms
rabbit on (British, informal),
gab (informal),
schmooze (slang),
blether (Scottish),
run off at the mouth (US, slang),
in the sense of digress
Definition
to depart from the main subject in speech or writing
She digressed from the matter under discussion.
Synonyms
turn aside,
be diffuse,
go off at a tangent,
get off the point or subject

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