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meander

me·an·der

meander

 
 
pronunciation:
mi aen dr
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: meandered, meandering, meanders
definition 1: to wind in broad curves, as a river.
The river meanders through the valley.
 
synonyms:
wind
similar words:
bend, curve, sinuate, twist, wander, zigzag
definition 2: to wander in speech or movement without apparent goal or direction; ramble.
His speech meandered disturbingly.We had plenty of time, so we meandered downtown for a bit.
synonyms:
maunder, ramble, wander
similar words:
digress, drift, mill, mosey, roam, rove, stray
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part of speech: noun
definition: (often pl.) circuitous turnings or windings, or a course or journey so composed.
We enjoyed our meander through the old city.
synonyms:
turns, windings
similar words:
roam, turnings, zigzags
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derivations: meandering (adj.), meanderingly (adv.), meanderer (n.)