intransitive verb \ˈsn-tər, ˈsän-\

: to walk along in a slow and relaxed manner

Full Definition of SAUNTER

:  to walk about in an idle or leisurely manner :  stroll <sauntered slowly down the street>
saunter noun
saun·ter·er \-tər-ər\ noun

Examples of SAUNTER

  1. They sauntered slowly down the street.
  2. He sauntered into the store.

Origin of SAUNTER

probably from Middle English santren to muse
First Known Use: circa 1667

Rhymes with SAUNTER


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