saunter

Part of speech: noun

SAUNTERER.

Part of speech: verb

To walk in a leisurely way; stroll.

Part of speech: participial adjective

Sauntering.

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Usage examples "saunter":

  1. And yet such a burr is suspicion, that he no sooner saw a young man approaching her with the evident intention of speaking, than he felt an irresistible desire to hear what she would have to say, and, led by this impulse, allowed himself to saunter nearer and nearer the pair, till he stood almost at their backs. - "Hand and Ring", Anna Katharine Green.
  2. As they later rejoined the party, Morton, the Chief Justice, and Mariette returned from a saunter in the course of which they too had been chatting to the engine- drivers. - "Lady Merton, Colonist", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. Then he would saunter slowly down to the Planters' House bar, which served the purposes of a club in those days, in search of an argument with other prominent citizens. - "The Crisis, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009.