Roam - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |roʊm|  American pronunciation of the word roam
Brit.  |rəʊm|  British pronunciation of the word roam


- move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment(syn: cast, drift, ramble, range, roll, rove, stray, swan, tramp, vagabond, wander)

The gypsies roamed the woods
The cattle roam across the prairie


The cattle roamed in search of water.

Goats roam free on the mountain.

He roamed about in search of work.

The chickens are able to roam around freely in the farmyard.

We roamed around town for a while before dinner.

She liked to roam through the woods.

The children love roaming about in the fields and woods.

Let's just roam around the town this afternoon.

The dogs are allowed to roam around.

Chickens and geese roam freely in the back yard.

You shouldn't let your children roam the streets.

Wild sheep roam the hills.

Her eyes roamed the room.

His eyes roamed over the bookshelves.

The gypsies roamed the woods

Word forms

I/you/we/they: roam
he/she/it: roams
present participle: roaming
past tense: roamed
past participle: roamed
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