[ US /ˈwɑndɝ/ ]
[ UK /wˈɒndɐ/ ]
[ UK /wˈɒndɐ/ ]
lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
Don't digress when you give a lecture
her mind wanders
She always digresses when telling a story
go via an indirect route or at no set pace
After dinner, we wandered into town
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
The cattle roam across the prairie
They rolled from town to town
The gypsies roamed the woods
the laborers drift from one town to the next
the wandering Jew
be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
She cheats on her husband
Might her husband be wandering?
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body
the river winds through the hills
the path meanders through the vineyards
How To Use wander In A Sentence
- There is grassland on the natural brae of Royal Garden, yellow and green, fighting with the autumn. In this grassland, an alley wanders forward, just like the traces from a big snake' creeping.
- Sharon ignored them, and they wandered off to ask some other people if they had put on tephillin today. Archive 2007-01-01
- The wandering wraiths, addicts and drunks that you see around town didn't just come about out of the blue - they were produced by the education system.
- After we had waved everyone goodbye, the Gamekeeper wandered in to confer about concrete.
- Marie has an active fantasy life, and the imaginings of the specter of her husband seem to be just the start of her mind's wandering.
- At this point, however, the quartet was wandering in a perfumed garden of psychedelic modishness, and all the better for it.
- Wanderers want to forget the Villa disappointment and go into the Fulham game in good heart.
- I'm just still in a daze, wandering round the town centre at lunch, like some half-cut junkie, drunk on death.
- My thoughts wandered from the exam questions to my interview the next day.
- The thought of that virus wandering about in my hindbrain did not please me.