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Being Doing Feeling > Motion > Roaming


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beachcomb to wander along a beach looking for useful objects.
bogtrotting the practice of wandering round bogs, ascribed to Irishmen.
divagate to wander or stray from a course or subject.
divagation a wandering about or going astray; digression.
errant wandering (noun) a knight errant, a person who is errant
errantly (Adv.) ERRANT, wandering.
errantry roaming around, looking for adventure.
evagation wandering; digression.
extravagate (Arch.) to wander; to exceed reasonable limits.
extravagation the act of extravagating, wandering.
fegary vagary, wandering.
forwander (Arch.) to wander away; to go astray.
gad to wander about idly.
galavant to roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
galivant to roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
gallivant to roam about for pleasure without any definite plan.
gander a male goose; (verb) to wander.
itineracy making journeys from place to place.
itinerancy making journeys from place to place.
itinerate to wander without a settled habitation; to travel from place or on a circuit, particularly for the purpose of preaching, lecturing, etc.
locomote to move from place to place.
locomotion an act or the power of moving from place to place.
locomotory relating to locomotion.
noctivagant wandering in the night; (noun) someone who wanders in the night.
noctivagation wandering around at night.
odyssean of or like an odyssey, a long wandering journey.
odyssey (Greek) a long wandering usually marked by many changes of fortune.
peregrinate to wander through.
peregrinator someone who travels about.
peregrinatory of or relating to a peregrinator; wandering.
ramble to wander.
rambler one that rambles.
ratch a ratchet; (verb) to wander, prowl.
raunge (Obs.) to range.
roam to move about without purpose or plan.
roamer one who roams; a wanderer.
rove to roam.
rover one that roves.
rovingly (Adv.) ROVING, wandering.
solivagant wandering alone; (noun) one who wanders alone.
stravage to wander about idly.
stravaig (Scots) to wander aimlessly.
stravaiger (Scots) a wanderer, idler.
strayve (Dial.) to wander aimlessly.
stroam to wander about idly and vacantly.
taiver (Scots) to wander, to rave.
taver (Scots) to wander, rave.
unwandering not wandering.
wander to move about with no destination or purpose.
wanderer one who wanders.
wanderingly (Adv.) WANDERING.