—v.i. 1. to wander around in a leisurely, aimless manner: They rambled through the shops until closing time. 2. to take a course with many turns or windings, as a stream or path.
3. to grow in a random, unsystematic fashion: The vine rambled over the walls and tree trunks. 4. to talk or write in a discursive, aimless way (usually fol. by on): The speaker rambled on with anecdote after anecdote.
—v.t. to walk aimlessly or idly over or through: They spent the spring afternoon rambling woodland paths.
—n. a walk without a definite route, taken merely for pleasure.