"wandering" in the noun sense
1. wandering, roving, vagabondage
travelling about without any clear destination
"she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"
"wandering" in the verb sense
1. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond
move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
"The gypsies roamed the woods"
"the wandering Jew"
"The cattle roam across the prairie"
"the laborers drift from one town to the next"
"They rolled from town to town"
2. cheat on, cheat, cuckold, betray, wander
be sexually unfaithful to one's partner in marriage
"She cheats on her husband"
"Might her husband be wandering?"
go via an indirect route or at no set pace
"After dinner, we wandered into town"
4. weave, wind, thread, meander, wander
to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
"the river winds through the hills"
"the path meanders through the vineyards"
"sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body"
5. digress, stray, divagate, wander
lose clarity or turn aside especially from the main subject of attention or course of argument in writing, thinking, or speaking
"She always digresses when telling a story"
"her mind wanders"
"Don't digress when you give a lecture"
"wandering" in the adjective sense
1. mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering
"a restless mobile society"
"the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"
"believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"
2. meandering, rambling, wandering, winding
of a path e.g.
"rambling forest paths"
"the river followed its wandering course"
"a winding country road"
3. erratic, planetary, wandering
having no fixed course
"an erratic comet"
"his life followed a wandering course"
"a planetary vagabond"
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