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rambling

ram·bling

rambling

 
pronunciation:
raem blIng
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: wandering or roaming aimlessly.
synonyms:
roaming, wandering
similar words:
itinerant, nomadic, peripatetic, roving
definition 2: spreading irregularly; sprawling.
a large rambling farmhouse
synonyms:
sprawling
antonyms:
compact
definition 3: long and directionless.
a rambling explanation
synonyms:
circumlocutory, directionless, excursive, roundabout
antonyms:
concise, crisp
similar words:
circuitous, diffuse, digressive, long-winded, periphrastic, prolix, wordy
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