Adjective "wandering" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Travelling aimlessly from place to place; itinerant.
  1. 'Though no substitute for a watchful eye, fences are a good way to help keep a wandering young one in bounds.'
  2. 'Yet this wasted wandering minstrel has all the emotional wow of a Waits or a Springsteen in his prime.'
  3. 'The viewer is faced with the aftermath of an unspecified disaster, and a countryside filled with wandering loners on the brink of oollapse.'
  4. 'He united the various wandering tribes and re-instituted order and stability among them.'
  5. 'He resolved to give up princely life and become a wandering ascetic (samana) in search for the Truth.'
  6. 'Captain Corbet has since retired from caving and is now a wandering minstrel on the Grand Union Canal.'
  7. 'But the intermediate seas were navigated by the wandering shepherd tribes, who sometimes pastured their flocks by the waters of the Indus, sometimes by the waters of the Nile.'
  8. 'Revealing that Claudius murdered King Hamlet by pouring poison in his ear, the wandering spirit begs young Hamlet to avenge his father's foul murder.'
  9. 'The Walking Street Committee followed city hall's lead and put the persistent problem of wandering elephants in Pattaya as one of the hot topics discussed at their monthly meeting.'
  10. 'Become part of a wandering troupe of comedians who wish to bring about the Second Coming of Python.'


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: a wandering river; a wandering path. noun

4. an aimless roving about; leisurely traveling from place to place: a period of delightful wandering through Italy.

5. Usually, wanderings. aimless travels; meanderings: Her wanderings took her all over the world. disordered thoughts or ut

More examples(as adjective)

"eyes can be wandering."

"scholars can be wandering."

"jews can be wandering."

"hands can be wandering."

"preachers can be wandering."

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