- 1 [intransitive] + adv./prep. to walk for pleasure, especially in the countryside We spent the afternoon rambling in the woods.
- 2[intransitive] to talk about someone or something in a confused way, especially for a long time He had lost track of what he was saying and began to ramble. ramble (on) (about somebody/something) What is she rambling on about now?
- 3[intransitive] (+ adv./prep.) (of plants) to grow in many different directions, especially over other plants or objects Climbing plants rambled over the front of the house. see also rambling
NAmE//ˈræmbl//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ramble
he / she / it rambles
past simple rambled
-ing form rambling