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  • adv. In a rambling manner

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  • adv. In a rambling manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a rambling manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a rambling manner


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  • She is often confused and talks ramblingly about the young men in the portraits as if they are alive, then shouts at her daughter to bring tea.

    Corruption in Iraq: 'Your son is being tortured. He will die if you don't pay'

  • The real difficulty is that, for all its weird and wonderful action, Le Morte d'Arthur is as muddled, ramblingly repetitive and inconsistent as a dream.

    The Death of King Arthur by Peter Ackroyd – review

  • At the austere headquarters of the Scottish TUC, around 25 people show up to hear Burnham talk, somewhat ramblingly, about his quest to somehow rebuild a broken, confused party "from the bottom up".

    Labour leadership: The contenders

  • Wertheimer ramblingly admitted to feeling more fear -- sad all way around.

    View from the Northern Border

  • I speculate -- even more ramblingly than usual -- about the possibility that young, pretty people are over-represented in today's sitcoms.


  • As we stuff our faces we talk ramblingly about the politics of scientific funding especially ecology versus molecular biology, with ecology getting short shrift and about the sociopolitical challenge of conserving biological diversity.

    The Song of The Dodo

  • He himself talked merrily, ramblingly, and on the whole, discounting a few reticences, truthfully.

    A Circus of Hells

  • In the drawing-room someone was playing softly and ramblingly on the piano.

    Crome Yellow

  • She twisted constantly and moved her hands and spoke ramblingly.

    Mary, Mary

  • And thereupon Mr. Glass unbosomed himself ramblingly, with much detail, which included a sketch of his life and family history.

    Desert Conquest or, Precious Waters


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