AskDefine | Define saunter

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saunter

Noun

1 a careless leisurely gait; "he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world"
2 a leisurely walk (usually in some public place) [syn: amble, promenade, ramble, stroll, perambulation] v : walk leisurely and with no apparent aim [syn: stroll]

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English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To stroll, or walk at a leisurely pace

Translations

Noun

  1. A leisurely walk or stroll
  2. A leisurely pace

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Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

airing, amble, andante, barge, bat around, bowl along, bum, bundle, claudicate, claudication, clump, constitutional, count ties, crawl, creep, dead march, divagate, dogtrot, drag, drag along, drag out, drift, droop, flit, flounce, foot, footpace, footslog, forced march, funeral march, gad, gad about, gait, gallivant, gallop, go about, go dead slow, go slow, go the rounds, halt, hike, hippety-hop, hit the road, hit the trail, hitch, hobble, hobo, hop, idle, inch, inch along, jaunt, jog, jog trot, jog-trot, jolt, jump, knock about, knock around, laze, leisurely gait, limp, linger, lock step, loiter, lumber, lumbering pace, lunge, lurch, march, meander, mince, mincing steps, mooch, mope, mosey, muck, mush, nomadize, pace, paddle, parade, peg, peregrinate, pererrate, peripatetic journey, peripateticism, piaffe, piaffer, plod, poke, poke along, prance, promenade, prowl, rack, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, run about, sashay, schlep, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, shuffle along, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slow march, slow motion, slowness, stagger, stagger along, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stray, stretch, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stump, swagger, swing, tarry, tittup, toddle, toddle along, totter, totter along, traipse, tramp, tread, trip, trot, trudge, turn, vagabond, vagabondize, velocity, waddle, walk, walk the tracks, walking tour, wamble, wander, wayfare, wiggle, wobble, worm, worm along
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