In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(of river)meandros masculine
- Radlauer places her palm on the map showing the Mississippi's meanderings.
2(of speech, mind)divagaciones feminine
- Tash bemusedly watched the meanderings of her increasingly inebriated castmates as Richard and Hugo attempted to create a way to play checkers with beer bottle tops.
- After some scenes of topless women and some meanderings by the annoying characters, the mayhem starts.
- Unfortunately, the equality extends to the stilted acting, melodramatic meanderings, and too-convoluted plot twists of its erotic thriller pedigree.
- For example, the title track's obscured by excessive meandering, never giving any indication of the song's center, or the composition's significance.
- For you, then, we offer the following statistical meanderings.
- Bharat's character remains that of a confused young man, whose mental meanderings border on the morose.
- Combined with this talent, Sellers had an incredible ability to improvise and wander away from the script in wild comic meanderings, which, on many occasions, prevented his co-star from keeping a straight face.
- I was stirred from my mental meanderings.
- Alas, she repeatedly hits the microphone to blast her listener with monotone meanderings, thus dampening the whole vibe.
- The songs return and gone is the half-baked amalgamation of in-jokes and dubwise meanderings.
- Bley offers four meditative meanderings that lull the listener in, before surprising them with a new and unexpected turn.
- As such, his writings express the digressions, meanderings, meditations, ruminations and speculations that characterise a singular, idiosyncratic mind at work.
- Some comedy ensues, but mostly grating, nihilistic meanderings.
- Emerging from their apparently aimless meanderings came an essential truthfulness, a revelation of how things are.
- But the play belongs to its two male leads and when they are on stage you forgive Gray's elegant meanderings.
- By concentrating on the issue of IRA arms, Trimble has returned to an old stomping ground already trodden bare with the meanderings of various politicians, military experts and intelligence operatives.
- And she closed the door somewhat forcefully to leave Charles in his moody meanderings.
- The book is so full of events, meanderings, digressions, legends, conversations, and adventures, that a patient reader will never find his interest exhausted.
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