I. verb — [no obj., with adverbial of direction] 1. walk or move at a slow, relaxed pace • they ambled along the riverbank.
II. noun a walk at a slow, relaxed pace, especially for pleasure • a peaceful riverside amble.
III. derivatives ambler /ˈamblə / noun
– origin Middle English (originally denoting a horse’s gait): from Old French ambler, from Latin ambulare ‘to walk’.