amble /ˈamb(ə)l/

a

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’.

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