Definition of mosey
1 : to hurry away
2 : to move in a leisurely or aimless manner : saunter moseyed around the general store — Eric Sevareid
Examples of mosey in a Sentence
He moseyed up to the bar.
Recent Examples of mosey from the Web
Spend the morning on the water racing (or moseying) the 1.5-mile Paddle Skedaddle course with your family, or as an individual.
Publix Jubilee Kids’ Triathlon, June 4 at 7:30 a.m., Fairhope Municipal Pier, $50, www.active.com/fairhope-al/triathlon/races/jubilee-kids-triathlon-2017. Spend the morning on the water racing (or moseying)
Indeed, the house is so open to flora and fauna that sometimes capuchin monkeys mosey into the master bathroom, which is partially exposed to the rain forest.
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Origin and Etymology of mosey
First Known Use: circa 1829See Words from the same year
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Definition of mosey for English Language Learners
: to walk or move in a slow and relaxed way
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