[ram-bler] /ˈræm blər/
a person, animal, or thing that .
any of several climbing roses having clusters of small flowers.
a weak-stemmed plant, esp any of various cultivated hybrid roses that straggle over other vegetation
a person who rambles, esp one who takes country walks
a person who lacks organization in his or her speech or writing
1620s, agent noun from ramble (v.).
[ram-bling] /ˈræm blɪŋ/ adjective 1. aimlessly wandering. 2. taking an irregular course; straggling: a rambling brook. 3. spread out irregularly in various directions: a rambling mansion. 4. straying from one subject to another; desultory: a rambling novel. [ram-buh l] /ˈræm bəl/ verb (used without object), rambled, rambling. 1. to wander around in a leisurely, aimless […]
/ˌræmbəʊˈɛsk/ adjective 1. looking or behaving like, or characteristic of, Rambo, a fictional film character noted for his mindless brutality
[ram-boh] /ˈræm boʊ/ noun, plural Rambos. 1. a fanatically militant or violently aggressive person. used allusively from 1985, in reference to John Rambo, hero of David Morrell’s novel “First Blood” (1972), popularized as portrayed by Sylvester Stallone in Hollywood movie version (1982), a U.S. Vietnam veteran, “macho and self-sufficient, and bent on violent retribution” [OED]. […]
[ram-boo-ley; French rahn-boo-ye] /ˈræm bʊˌleɪ; French rɑ̃ buˈyɛ/ noun 1. one of a breed of hardy sheep, developed from the Merino, yielding good mutton and a fine grade of wool. /French rɑ̃bujɛ/ noun 1. a town in N France, in the Yvelines department: site of the summer residence of French presidents. Pop: 24 758 (1999) […]