saunter

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verb saun·ter \ˈsȯn-tər, ˈsän-\

Definition of saunter

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to walk about in an idle or leisurely manner :  stroll sauntered slowly down the street

saunter

noun

saunterer

play \-tər-ər\ noun

Examples of saunter in a sentence

  1. They sauntered slowly down the street.

  2. He sauntered into the store.

Origin and Etymology of saunter

probably from Middle English santren to muse


First Known Use: circa 1667


SAUNTER Defined for English Language Learners

saunter

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verb saun·ter \ˈsȯn-tər, ˈsän-\

Definition of saunter for English Language Learners

  • : to walk along in a slow and relaxed manner


SAUNTER Defined for Kids

saunter

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verb saun·ter \ˈsȯn-tər\

Definition of saunter for Students

sauntered

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sauntering

  1. :  to walk in a slow relaxed way :  stroll



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