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meandering

adjective

1 meandering

Of a path e.g.:
— Meandering streams.

synonyms: rambling, wandering, winding.

Roget 348: fluent; diffluent, profluent, affluent; tidal; flowing etc. v.; meandering, meandry, meandrous; fluvial, fluviatile; ... show more




noun

Roget 248: winding etc. v.; convolution, involution, circumvolution; wave, undulation, tortuosity, anfractuosity; sinuosity, sinuation; meandering, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Byzantine, O-shaped, aberrant, aberrative, affluent, aimlessness, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, backhanded, balled up, bent, billowing, billowy, circling, circuition, circuitous, circuitousness, circuitry ... show more.

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meander

noun

1 meander

A bend or curve, as in a stream or river.

Roget 533: secret; dead secret, profound secret; arcanum, mystery; latency etc. 526; Asian mystery; sealed book, secrets of the prison house; le desous des cartes [Fr.].    enigma, riddle, ... show more

Dutch: meander
Polish: meander

2 meander

An aimless amble on a winding course.

synonym: ramble.

verb

1 meander

To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course:
— The path meanders through the vineyards.

synonyms: thread, wander, weave, wind.

Roget 629: perform a circuit; go round about, go out of one's way; make a detour; meander etc. (deviate) 279.    lead a pretty dance; beat about the bush; make two bites of a cherry.   

Roget 348: flow, run; meander; gush, pour, spout, roll, jet, well, issue; drop, drip, dribble, plash, ... show more

Roget 311: turn, bend, wheel; go about, put about; heel; go round to the right about, turn round to the right about; turn on one's heel; make a circle, make a complete circle, describe a circle, describe a complete circle; go through 180 degrees, ... show more

Roget 248: be convoluted etc. adj.; wind, twine, turn and twist, twirl; wave, undulate, meander; inosculate; entwine, intwine; twist, ... show more

Roget 279: alter one's course, deviate, depart from, turn, trend; bend, curve etc. 245; swerve, heel, bear off; gybe, wear.    ... show more

Dutch: meanderen


Moby thesaurus: Chinese puzzle, Gordian knot, Rube Goldberg contraption, S-curve, ambages, amble, anfractuosity, bat around, bend, bending, bends, bow, bowing, bum, can of worms, circuitousness, circumambages, circumbendibus, circumlocution, circumvolution ... show more.

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