1. [ adjective ] (of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or cover a wide range of subjects
Synonyms: discursive excursive digressive

"amusingly digressive with satirical thrusts at women's fashions" "a rambling discursive book" "his excursive remarks" "a rambling speech"

Related terms: indirect
2. [ adjective ] of a path e.g.
Synonyms: wandering meandering winding

"meandering streams" "rambling forest paths" "the river followed its wandering course" "a winding country road"

Related terms: indirect
Similar spelling:   ramblingly