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  • 1 Wandering — can refer to: *Wandering (dementia) *Wandering, Western Australia *Shire of WanderingIt may also refer to: *Wandering Albatross *Wandering Detective *Wandering Genie *Wandering Jew *Wandering set or no wandering domain theorem *Wandering Spirit… …

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  • 2 Wandering — Wan der*ing, a. & n. from {Wander}, v. [1913 Webster] {Wandering albatross} (Zo[ o]l.), the great white albatross. See Illust. of {Albatross}. {Wandering cell} (Physiol.), an animal cell which possesses the power of spontaneous movement, as one… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 wandering — index circuitous, discursive (digressive), incoherence, indirect, itinerant, labyrinthine, lost ( …

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  • 4 wandering — [wän′dəriŋ] adj. 1. that wanders; moving from place to place; roaming, roving, straying, etc. 2. nomadic: said of tribes, peoples, etc. 3. winding: said of rivers and roads n. 1. an aimless going about 2. [pl.] travels, esp. when extended and… …

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  • 5 wandering — wanderingly, adv. wanderingness, n. /won deuhr ing/, adj. 1. moving from place to place without a fixed plan; roaming; rambling: wandering tourists. 2. having no permanent residence; nomadic: a wandering tribe of Indians. 3. meandering; winding:… …

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  • 6 wandering — Moving about; not fixed; abnormally motile. [A.S. wandrian, to wander] * * * wan·der·ing wän də riŋ adj FLOATING <a wandering spleen> wandering n movement of a tooth out of its normal position esp. as a result of periodontal disease * * *… …

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  • 7 wandering — I noun travelling about without any clear destination she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him • Syn: ↑roving, ↑vagabondage • Derivationally related forms: ↑vagabond (for: ↑ …

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  • 8 wandering — I. adjective Date: before 12th century characterized by aimless, slow, or pointless movement: as a. that winds or meanders < a wandering course > b. not keeping a rational or sensible course ; vagrant c. nomadic < wandering tribes > d …

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  • 9 wandering — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Wandering in space] Syn. roving, roaming, nomadic, meandering, restless, traveling, jaunting, trekking, drifting, straying, going off, strolling, ranging, prowling, ambulatory, ambulant, straggling, on the road,… …

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  • 10 wandering — [[t]wɒ̱ndərɪŋ[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Wandering is used to describe people who travel around rather than staying in one place for a long time. [LITERARY] ...a band of wandering musicians. Syn: itinerant …

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  • 11 wandering — un·wandering; wandering; …

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  • 12 wandering — wan•der•ing [[t]ˈwɒn dər ɪŋ[/t]] adj. 1) moving from place to place without a fixed plan; roaming 2) having no permanent residence; nomadic 3) meandering; winding: a wandering river[/ex] 4) an aimless roving about; leisurely traveling from place… …

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  • 13 Wandering — Wander Wan der, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wandered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wandering}.] [OE. wandren, wandrien, AS. wandrian; akin to G. wandern to wander; fr. AS. windan to turn. See {Wind} to turn.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ramble here and there without any… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 wandering — adj. Wandering is used with these nouns: ↑mind …

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  • 15 Wandering — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Wandering Country and Admin Code AU.08.58680 AU …

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  • 16 wandering — /ˈwɒndərɪŋ/ (say wonduhring) adjective 1. meandering. –phrase 2. have wandering hands, (of a male) to be frequently touching women in a sexual way …

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  • 17 wandering — 1. noun a) Travelling with no preset route; roaming. b) Irregular turning of the eyes. 2. adjective That wanders …

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  • 18 Wandering —    Of the Israelites in the wilderness in consequence of their rebellious fears to enter the Promised Land (Num. 14:26 35). They wandered for forty years before they were permitted to cross the Jordan (Josh. 4:19; 5:6).    The record of these… …

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  • 19 wandering — Synonyms and related words: Wanderjahr, aberrancy, aberrant, aberration, aberrative, abnormal, adrift, afebrile delirium, afloat, afoot and lighthearted, aimless, aimlessness, alternating, ambulant, amorphous, anomalistic, anomalous, babbling,… …

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  • 20 Wandering — unstrukturiertes, zielloses Umherwandern, synonym zu Globetrotting (in einem Hypertext), vergl. Browsing, Scanning, Exploring und Searching …

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