meandering

meandering
Synonyms and related words:
Byzantine, O-shaped, aberrant, aberrative, affluent, aimlessness, ambages, ambagious, anfractuosity, anfractuous, backhanded, balled up, bent, billowing, billowy, circling, circuition, circuitous, circuitousness, circuitry, circular, circularity, circulation, circumambages, circumambience, circumambiency, circumambulation, circumbendibus, circumflexion, circumforaneous, circumlocution, circumlocutory, circummigration, circumnavigation, circumvolution, complex, complicated, confluent, confounded, confused, convoluted, convolution, convolutional, coursing, crabbed, crinkle, crinkling, crooked, curvaceous, curvate, curvated, curve, curved, curvesome, curviform, curvilineal, curvilinear, curving, curvy, daedal, decurrent, defluent, departing, desultoriness, desultory, deviance, deviancy, deviant, deviating, deviation, deviative, deviatory, devious, deviousness, diffluent, digression, digressive, digressiveness, discursive, discursiveness, divagatory, drifting, elaborate, embrangled, entangled, errant, erratic, excursion, excursive, excursus, flexuose, flexuosity, flexuous, flexuousness, flitting, floating, flowing, fluent, fluxional, fluxive, footloose, footloose and fancy-free, fouled up, fugitive, gadding, geosynclinal, gulfy, gushing, gypsy-like, gypsyish, gyre, gyring, helical, implicated, incurvate, incurvated, incurved, incurving, indirect, indirection, intorsion, intricate, involute, involuted, involution, involutional, involved, knotted, labyrinthian, labyrinthine, landloping, loused up, many-faceted, matted, maundering, mazy, meander, meandrous, messed up, migrational, migratory, mixed up, mucked up, multifarious, nomad, nomadic, oblique, orbit, orbital, orbiting, out-of-the-way, perplexed, planetary, pouring, profluent, racing, rambling, ramified, ranging, recurvate, recurvated, recurved, recurving, rivose, rivulation, rivulose, roaming, rotary, round, roundabout, roundaboutness, rounding, roving, ruffled, running, rushing, screwed up, serpentine, shifting, sinuate, sinuation, sinuose, sinuosity, sinuous, sinuousness, slinkiness, sluggish, snakiness, snaky, snarled, spiral, spiraling, straggling, stray, straying, streaming, strolling, subtle, surging, surgy, swerving, tangled, tangly, tidal, torsion, torsional, tortile, tortility, tortuosity, tortuous, tortuousness, traipsing, transient, transitory, transmigratory, turn, turning, twisted, twisting, twisty, undirected, undulant, undulation, vagabond, vagrant, veering, vortical, wandering, wave, waving, wavy, wheeling, whorled, winding, wreathlike, wreathy, zigzag

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • meandering — 1. adjective winding or rambling 2. noun An instance or period or roaming …   Wiktionary

  • meandering — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. rambling, nomadic, circular; see traveling 2 , wandering 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • meandering — me·an·der || mɪ ændÉ™(r) v. walk about aimlessly; carry on in a leisurely way; wander, roam; ramble …   English contemporary dictionary

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