Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “wander”

See all translations

wander

verb [I] (SUBJECT)
主题
 
 
/ˈwɒn.dər/ US  /ˈwɑːn.dɚ/
to start talking about a different subject from the one you were originally discussing
离题
We've wandered off/from the point somewhat.
我们有点离题了。
Digressing and being indirect or evasiveMoving in order to avoid contactNot saying much
If your mind or your thoughts wander, you stop thinking about the subject that you should be giving your attention to and start thinking about other matters
走神;开小差
Halfway through the meeting my mind started to wander.
会开到一半时我就开始走神了。
Not paying attentionTreating as unimportantNeglecting and ignoring
If you say that an old person's mind is beginning to wander, you mean that they are starting to get very confused because of their age
(因年老而)神志恍惚,精神错乱
Her mind is beginning to wander and she doesn't always know who I am.
她的神志开始恍惚,有时认不出我是谁。
Of unsound mindStupid and silly
(Definition of wander verb (SUBJECT) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “wander” in simplified Chinese

Definitions of “wander” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

white Christmas

a Christmas when it snows

Word of the Day

Cleavage proves divisive in Cambridge’s words of 2014

by Alastair Horne,
December 19, 2014
​​​​ Other dictionaries may choose faddish novelties as their words of the year, but here at Cambridge, we like to do something different. We look for the words that have seen sudden surges in searches over the course of the year – words that have been baffling users of English and driven them

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More