Associations to the word «Wandering»


WANDERING, adjective. Which wanders; travelling from place to place.
WANDERING, adjective. (medicine) (of an organ) Abnormally capable of moving in certain directions.
WANDERING, noun. Travelling with no preset route; roaming.
WANDERING, noun. Irregular turning of the eyes.
WANDERING, noun. Aimless thought.
WANDERING, noun. Straying from a desired path.
WANDERING, noun. (chiefly in the plural) Disordered speech or delirium.
WANDERING, verb. Present participle of wander
WANDERING ALBATROSS, noun. A large seabird, Diomedea exulans, with a very large wingspread
WANDERING ALBATROSSES, noun. Plural of wandering albatross
WANDERING JEW, proper noun. A Jewish shoemaker who, in Christian tradition, taunted Jesus Christ on the way to his (Jesus') crucifixion and for that was condemned to wander the Earth until Jesus' return (ie. the second coming).
WANDERING JEW, noun. One of three species of spiderwort plants, Tradescantia pallida, Tradescantia fluminensis, and Tradescantia zebrina.
WANDERING SPIDER, noun. Any spider of the family Ctenidae, some of which are extremely aggressive.
WANDERING SPIDERS, noun. Plural of wandering spider
WANDERING STAR, noun. A planet.
WANDERING STARS, noun. Plural of wandering star

Dictionary definition

WANDERING, noun. Travelling about without any clear destination; "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him".
WANDERING, adjective. Migratory; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes".
WANDERING, adjective. Of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road".
WANDERING, adjective. Having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond".

Wise words

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