Definition of ramble noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈræmbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈræmbl//
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  1. 1(especially British English) a long walk for pleasure to go for a ramble in the country We went for a ramble over the moors. See related entries: Hobbies
  2. 2a long confused speech or piece of writing She went into a long ramble about the evils of television.
  3. Word Originlate Middle English (in sense (2)): probably related to Middle Dutch rammelen, used of animals in the sense ‘wander about on heat’, also to the noun ram.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: ramble

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