Translation of "wander" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb uk /ˈwɒn.dər/ us /ˈwɑːn.dɚ/

B2 [ I or T ] to walk around slowly in a relaxed way or without any clear purpose or direction

We spent the morning wandering around the old part of the city. 我們整個上午都在老城區閒逛。
She was found several hours later, wandering the streets, lost. 幾個小時後她被找到了,正在街上徘徊,迷路了。
He was here a minute ago but he's wandered off somewhere. 他剛才還在這裡,現在已經閒逛到別的甚麼地方去了。

[ I ] to start talking about a different subject from the one you were originally discussing

We've wandered off/from the point somewhat. 我們有點離題了。

C2 [ I ] 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.

Halfway through the meeting my mind started to wander. 會開到一半時我就開始心不在焉了。

[ I ] 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.

Her mind is beginning to wander and she doesn't always know who I am. 她的神志開始恍惚,有時認不出我是誰。
wander noun [ C usually singular ] uk us informal

While you're at your meeting I can go for/have/take a wander around the city. 你們開會時我可以在城裡逛逛。
wanderer noun [ C ] uk /ˈwɒn.dər.ər/ us /ˈwɑːn.dɚ.ɚ/

Kathy's always been a wanderer - she never stays anywhere for long. 凱西總是喜歡到處逛逛,她從不會在同一個地方待太久。

(Translation of “wander” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)