What does the word perambulate mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To walk about.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Perambulation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To walk through or over.

Usage examples for perambulate

  1. Nightly did the hereditary prince of the land perambulate the streets of his capital, disguised, well armed, alone, or with a single confidential attendant. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  2. I have observed that those who perambulate our native flagstones appear perpetually to be absorbed in the contemplation of what lies at their feet. – Above the Snow Line by Clinton Thomas Dent
  3. It is almost worth while going to Palermo in order to perambulate her fascinating streets and observe the ever- changing crowd that peoples them. – Cathedral Cities of Italy by William Wiehe Collins
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