- rambert, dame marie,
- ramble on,
Origin of rambling
verb (used without object), ram·bled, ram·bling.
verb (used with object), ram·bled, ram·bling.
Origin of ramble
Examples from the Web for rambling
In rambling posts, he called himself a loser, and wrote that he must be either bipolar or a psychopath.
The rocker posted a rambling video on his Facebook page claiming he's broke and penniless.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After about one minute of rambling, a woman runs up on stage and directs someone to turn his microphone off.
If I could sum it up in a few choice words, I would, but instead I hem and haw, before stumbling through some rambling rejoinder.Fear And Self-Loathing In Scandinavia: The Fiction Of Karl Ove Knausgaard|Ted Gioia|May 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet the show has gotten a deal of negative criticism for being inchoate, unselective, too rambling, and uneven.A New Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum Puts a Modern Face on Chinese Art|Melik Kaylan|January 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Again were delayed by the rambling of the horses until nearly noon, when we travelled along the road towards Fowler's Bay.Explorations in Australia|John Forrest
The rambling thoughts in Dawson's brain slid off into oblivion.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front|R. Sidney Bowen
Trench listened; the sound of the voice, high pitched and rambling, told him nothing.The Four Feathers|A. E. W. Mason
Every holiday was devoted to rambling about the country near London.More Pages from a Journal|Mark Rutherford
Lizzie laid down the powder-puff she was using and bent lower over the rambling speaker.The Cottage of Delight|Will N. Harben
Word Origin for ramble
1623, present participle adjective from ramble (v.).
mid-15c., perhaps frequentative of romen "to walk, go" (see roam), perhaps via romblen (late 14c.) "to ramble." The vowel change perhaps by influence of Middle Dutch rammelen, a derivative of rammen "copulate," "used of the night wanderings of the amorous cat" [Weekley]. Meaning "to talk or write incoherently" is from 1630s. Related: Rambled; rambling.
"a roving or wandering," 1650s, from ramble (v.).