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verb [intransitive] meander pronunciation in British English /miˈændə(r)/
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present tense
present participlemeandering
past tensemeandered
past participlemeandered
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  1. 1
    a river or road that meanders follows a path with a lot of turns and curves
  2. 2
    to move slowly without a particular direction or purpose in mind
    meander along/through/about:

    Visitors can meander through 100,000 square feet of exhibition space.

  3. 3



    meander on

    to talk or write for a long time, changing subjects or ideas, so that people become bored or confused

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 meander pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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go for a meander through the village streets

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a type of hairstyle which has a long, thin strip of hair growing down the back of the neck

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