- 1[intransitive, transitive] to walk or travel around an area without any definite aim or direction synonym wander (+ adv./prep.) The sheep are allowed to roam freely on this land. roam something to roam the countryside/the streets, etc.
- 2[intransitive, transitive] (of the eyes or hands) to move slowly over every part of someone or something roam (over something/somebody) His gaze roamed over her. roam something/somebody Her eyes roamed the room.
NAmE//roʊm//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they roam
he / she / it roams
past simple roamed
-ing form roaming