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
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)
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Origin and Etymology of mosey
First Known Use: circa 1829
MOSEY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mosey for English Language Learners
: to walk or move in a slow and relaxed way
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