Part of speech: verb

To move with an easy pace or swaying motion.

Part of speech: noun

An easy gait, as of a horse, in which both legs on one side move at once.

Part of speech: noun


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Usage examples "amble":

  1. It is a matter of more speculation as to what the courteous, solemn men, in turbans like carved snow, whom one meets walking along the beach telling their beads, or sees sitting in sunshine reading aloud in a low voice, steadily praising Allah, occupy themselves with from month to month; or the sleek sheikh- a countryman of some means, with smooth coffee- coloured face and a haik whiter than an iced birthday cake- perched between the peaks of his red cloth saddle, under which his hard, hammer- headed mule paces at an intermittent amble. - "In the Tail of the Peacock", Isabel Savory.
  2. While they amble toward the spot let us reconnoitre it. - "Kincaid's Battery", George W. Cable.
  3. Pulling up at the entrance, he said: While you're in there, I'll amble across the street. - "Swamp Island", Mildred A. Wirt.