Meaning of WANDERING in English


I. adjective

Date: before 12th century

: characterized by aimless, slow, or pointless movement: as

a. : that winds or meanders

a wandering course

b. : not keeping a rational or sensible course : vagrant

c. : nomadic

wandering tribes

d. of a plant : having long runners or tendrils

II. noun

Date: 14th century

1. : a going about from place to place — often used in plural

2. : movement away from the proper, normal, or usual course or place — often used in plural

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.