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Definition of the noun ramble

What does ramble mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: rambles

  1. an aimless amble on a winding course

Alternative definition of the noun ramble

noun

  1. A leisurely stroll; a recreational walk in the countryside.
  2. A rambling; an instance of someone talking at length without direction.

Specialised definition of the noun ramble

Glossary of sports

a walk for pleasure in the country; to go for a walk for pleasure in the country (2008. Dictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism. Third edition. A&C Black Publishers Ltd)

Definition of the verb ramble

What does ramble mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: rambled | rambling | rambles

  1. continue talking or writing in a desultory manner
  2. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

Alternative definition of the verb ramble

verb

  1. To move about aimlessly, or on a winding course
  2. To walk for pleasure; to amble or saunter.
  3. To talk or write incessantly, unclearly, or incoherently, with many digressions.

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"Ramble" is a cataloged instance, composition.

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Google previewThe Metropolis Explained and Illustrated in Familiar Form ... (1871)

After the Lake, the Ramble is the natural attraction.

The Ramble is a labyrinth of wooded walks abounding in sequestered nooks, rustic bridges over little brooks, wild vines and flowers, summer-houses and seats of rustic make, occasional ...

Google previewBoston to Washington (1876)

A Complete Pocket Guide to the Great Eastern Cities and the Centennial Exhibition ...

After the Lake, the Ramble is the natural attraction.

The Ramble is a labyrinth of wooded walks abounding in sequestered nooks, rustic bridges over little brooks, wild vines and flowers, summer-houses and seats of rustic make, occasional ...

Google previewThe Hotel Guests' Guide to the City of New York (1872)

by Charles Edwin Prescott

After the Lake, the Ramble is the natural attraction.

The Ramble is a labyrinth of wooded walks abounding in sequestered nooks, rustic bridges over little brooks, wild vines and flowers, summer-houses and seats of rustic make, occasional ...

Google previewBarnes & Noble Complete Illustrated Map and Guidebook to Central Park (2003)

by Richard J. Berenson, Raymond Carroll

A Bird-Watchers Paradise Though the Ramble is a visual treat throughout the daytime. park connoisseurs regard the morning hours as the...

well -watered Ramble is the area most favored by the birds as a temporary stopover.

Google previewEnglish Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order (1846)

With Copious Illustrations and Examples Drawn from the Best Writers; to which is Now Added an Index to the Words by George Crabb

EXCURSION, RAMBLE, TOUR, TRIP, JAUNT, EXCURSION signifies going out of one's course, from the Latin ex and cursits the course or prescribed path : a RAMBLE is a going without any course or regular path, from roam, of which it is a ...

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of the Eighteenth-Century Novel (2016)

by J. A. Downie

Will Ramble is a wandering practical joker, skilled from an early age with laxatives and itching powders. Dick Hazard is one ...

Google previewLouis Armstrong, Master of Modernism (2014)

by Thomas Brothers

Notable in Muskrat Ramble is a harmonic anticipation near the beginning of Armstrong's solo. This is the ...

Google previewEnglish in Mind Level 4 Workbook (2011)

by Herbert Puchta, Jeff Stranks, Peter Lewis-Jones

The Bogle Ramble is a shorter alternative to the Bogle Stroll, covering approximately 40 kilometres around the north of Manchester. Participants don't walkthrough the night. They just walkthe North Bogle Loop, finishing back at the start point.

Google previewCumberland's British Theatre (1826)

With Remarks, Biographical and Critical by George Daniel, John Cumberland

Sir Robert Ramble is a rake, ...

Google previewThe Oxford History of the Novel in English (2015)

English and British fiction 1750-1820 by Peter Garside, Karen O'Brien

Will Ramble is a fairly mainstream practical joker, skilled from an early age with firecrackers and itching powders. Dick Hazard is one of many ingratiating Irish rascals. Jack Smart and Jerry Buck are the lives of riotous London bucks (very close ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1891)

by Richard Soule

Ramble, v. n. Rove, wander, stroll, range, roam, straggle, ...

Google previewWebster's Elementary-school Dictionary (1914)

Abridged from Webster's New International Dictionary, 900 Illustrations by Noah Webster

Ramble, roam, rove, range, prowl agree in the idea of movement f rum place to place without definite object or goal. Ramble suggests careless wandering, often for pleasure ...

Google previewDictionary of Anonymous and Pseudonymous English Literature (1926)

by Samuel Halkett

London, 1883 RAMBLE (a) among the musicians of Germany, giving some account of the operas of Munich, Dresden, Berlin, &c.; with remarks upon the church music, singers, performers, and composers.

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Usage statistics about ramble

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English from the later part of the 20th century, both spoken and written.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun ramble:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb ramble:

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Quotes about Ramble

WHEREFORE ever ramble on?

For the Good is lying near,
Fortune learn to seize alone,

For that Fortune's ever here. (Johann Wolfgang von Goethe)
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Scrabble value of R1A1M3B3L1E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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