V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary
Definition: 1. to move in a curving, twisting, or indirect route; 2. to wander
Synonyms: wander, amble, stroll, roam, twist, bend, wind, curve, snake
Tips: When meander is used in its first sense of "following a curving or twisting path," it is mostly used to describe the course of a river. The second definition, "to wander," is much more open, and is often used to denote wandering around slowly without a defined goal or destination. The word meandering can be used as an adjective, denoting wandering, strolling, or curving.
Both of these small creeks meander down to the lake. (wind, snake, curve)
I don't have a definite plan for the afternoon in mind; I thought we might just meander around the park. (wander, amble)
On our trip, we spent a lot of time meandering about the countryside without any particular destination in mind. (roaming, wandering)
The long, meandering driveway led to a beautiful mansion. (twisting, curving) adjective
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