1. [ adjective ] of a path e.g.
Synonyms: meandering winding rambling

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

Related terms: indirect
2. [ adjective ] (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently
Synonyms: mobile roving peregrine nomadic

"a restless mobile society" "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins" "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future" "wandering tribes"

Related terms: unsettled
3. [ adjective ] having no fixed course
Synonyms: planetary erratic

"an erratic comet" "his life followed a wandering course" "a planetary vagabond"

Related terms: unsettled
4. [ noun ] (transportation) travelling about without any clear destination
Synonyms: vagabondage roving

"she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"

Related terms: peregrination drifting wander
Similar spelling:   wander