stroll

verb \ ˈstrōl \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

Definition of stroll

1 : to go from place to place in search of work or profit
  • strolling players
  • strolling musicians
2 : to walk in a leisurely or idle manner : ramble
: to walk at leisure along or about

stroll

noun

Examples of stroll in a Sentence

  1. They strolled along the street looking in the store windows.

  2. We strolled the streets of the village.

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Origin and Etymology of stroll

probably from German dialect strollen

stroll Synonyms


STROLL Defined for English Language Learners

stroll

Definition of stroll for English Language Learners

  • : to walk slowly in usually a pleasant and relaxed way


STROLL Defined for Kids

1

stroll

verb \ ˈstrōl \

Definition of stroll for Students

strolled; strolling
: to walk in a leisurely manner

2

stroll

noun

Definition of stroll for Students

: a leisurely walk


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