Main definitions of peramble in English

: peramble1peramble2

peramble1

(also paramble, perramble)

noun

  • 1British rare, dialect A long rambling tale or speech.

  • 2rare A walk, a ramble; a short excursion with no particular route or aim.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). Originally from either classical Latin perambulāre perambulate or post-classical Latin perambulatorium perambulatory, with the ending probably altered after amble.

Pronunciation

peramble

/pəˈrambl/

Main definitions of peramble in English

: peramble1peramble2

peramble2

verb

dialectScottish, British
  • no object To wander or ramble in speaking. Now English regional (Lincolnshire regional).

Origin

Late 15th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin perambulāre perambulate, with the ending probably altered after amble. Compare Middle French parambuler, perambuler.

Pronunciation

peramble

/pəˈramb(ə)l/