Translation of rambling in Spanish:

rambling

Pronunciation /ˈramblɪŋ//ˈræmb(ə)lɪŋ/

adjective

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    (lecture/essay) que se va por las ramas
    (lecture/essay) que divaga
    • Condensing lengthy, rambling stories written in different styles into a coherent narrative is a difficult task.
    • In fact you'll find it's fairly long and rambling.
    • I want the transcripts to be a reasonably accurate record insofar as that's possible: however, I'm amazed by how incoherent and rambling I appear to have been.
    • At this point, I'm very tempted to fall into a rambling rant of some form (nothing new there), but for some reason today, I just don't feel like it.
    • It's tough reading through rambling speeches, but he has some worthy food for thought.
    • I feel like writing a long, rambling sort of entry, with lots of tangents and absolutely no warnings as to when I'm going to change the topic.
    • His rambling writing style just lacks precision.
    • He began to write rambling letters about black holes and plagued his mother with unanswerable questions.
    • I hope that my rambling answer fully addressed your thought-provoking question, Matthew.
    • That all changed with The Surgeon of Crowthorne, the gently rambling tale of the writing of the Oxford English Dictionary's first edition.
    • In front of the world's golf media, the 13-time PGA Tour winner gave a long, rambling and often confusing account of his own life and times.
    • I can tell that this is going to be one of those long-winded, rambling posts about nothing at all.
    • Amid the rambling dialogue and semi-lucid metaphors we become privy to a sense of the director's desperation to conjure up some kind of meaning.
    • King himself made what some present described as a rambling speech.
    • For some reason my comments today are a bit rambling and I'm pretending we're having a real conversation - which I suppose we're not.
    • Corbett never swears on stage and is most famous for his gently rambling monologues and long digressions.
    • Though he wasn't trying to delay congressional action, his rambling speech had that effect.
    • He would tell us rambling stories - such as the one about two flies called Izzy and Dizzy who travelled about the country staying in cheap lodgings - perhaps based on his own recollection.
    • And most of what he said was rambling, incoherent and quite clearly not said with me as the listener in mind.
    • The full explanation by the artist of the new work was sent out to journalists and the Oxley Gallery mailing list in the form of a rambling and incoherent press release which we reproduced here in full last month.
  • 2

    (streets/town) laberíntico
    (town/streets) intrincado
    a rambling old house una vieja casona llena de recovecos
    • Leaving his rambling ranch house in fashionable North Dallas, he drove his Jaguar to his psychiatric offices.
    • After the war the rambling building was turned into an hotel by the Ferruccio family.
    • It boasted three rambling houses, a school and a post office.
    • Over the course of his life he built this great series of vast rambling palaces, one after the other.
    • The owners, Gregory and Celeste Shade, bought the huge, rambling house on Brookover Street more or less on a whim.
    • He braked outside a rambling Tudor-style house that had been recently converted into apartments.
    • The previous campus home for the arts program was a series of rambling barns.
    • Contrast living in a small flat with a gorgeous rambling house.
    • This rambling temple complex is the largest wooden building in the world.
    • This rambling museum is the antithesis of modern interpretative centres.
    • At the corner of Pottery Road is the large rambling house well over 100 years old belonging to K G Shashidhar.
    • They renovated the dilapidated and rambling buildings as much as they could afford to and began to update the studio's ageing equipment.
    • This rambling home has a sumptuous interior and manicured grounds but is not particularly close to any large urban centres.
    • Evacuated in wartime to the rambling country house of kindly Professor Kirk, they can't resist exploring its huge stairways.
    • The rambling house remains in the name of his wife, Penelope, after it was bought for them by her parents in 1994.
    • As a teenager we lived in a large, rambling old house which creaked and groaned like an old man's knees.
    • The family lived in a large rambling house on Hamond Street (now called Orleans).
    • There are numerous rambling barns and outhouses, and the gardens and two ornamental lakes are exquisite.
    • Winnie Burke of Sooey recalls when her home was ‘a rambling house’ like many were in those days.
    • Although in poor condition, refurbishment has already begun on this rambling residence.
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    (rose) trepador
    • In the distance you can see a number of rambling, overgrown hawthorns with a tree growing through them.
    • For many, roses are the symbol of a well-cared-for home, evoking images of that picket-fenced cottage awash with rambling roses.
    • The pergola is perfect for growing rambling roses.
    • Large-leaved vines and white rambling roses will clothe the walls of the castle to give a romantic effect.
    • His brother Richard's cremated remains are in the same garden, under a white rambling rose bush planted by him and his mother, Estella.
    • We've kept it simple, warm and welcoming, and have avoided the urge to dress it with rambling roses and ornament of any kind.
    • Around the barn a flagged terrace is encircled by cottage garden plants, such as delphiniums, rambling roses, geraniums, dianthus and lupins.
    • Linda also admired the white rambling roses round a swimming pool while the couple were on holiday: there is now a bank up by the immaculate croquet lawn planted with 12,000 of them.
    • Prune rambling roses by cutting down to ground level growths that have flowered this year.
    • Deter intruders and enchant your neighbours with rambling roses on walls or fences.
    • At first, weeding the garden pained me as I had grown to love the rambling weeds and all the wonders that they had to offer.
    • My rambling rose is ‘Kew Rambler’ which we have planted at the foot of a large cherry tree.

noun

  • 1British

    excursionismo masculine
    (club) (before noun) de excursionismo
    • If rambling in the countryside and breathing fresh air works better, then get your boots on…
    • Lose a spouse and find another, lose a job and retrain for another, give up mountaineering and take up rambling.
    • After much leisurely rambling, we made tracks for Provincetown, a charming seaside town.
  • 2

    (of speech, thought)
    divagación feminine