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Definition of the noun saunter

What does saunter mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: saunters

  1. a careless leisurely gait
    • example: he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic word: gait = a person's manner of walking
  2. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Alternative definition of the noun saunter

noun

  1. A leisurely walk or stroll
  2. A leisurely pace

Definition of the verb saunter

What does saunter mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: sauntered | sauntering | saunters

  1. walk leisurely and with no apparent aim

Alternative definition of the verb saunter

verb

  1. To stroll, or walk at a leisurely pace

Writings

"Saunter" is a book by Joshua McKinney.

  • also known as "Saunter: poems"

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Saunter

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Google previewThe Works of Honoré de Balzac (1901)

by Honoré de Balzac

To saunter is a science ; it is the gastronomy of the eye. To take a walk is to vegetate; to saunter is to live. The young and pretty women, long contemplated with ardent eyes, would be much more admissible in claiming a salary than the cook ...

Google previewThe physiology of marriage (1901)

petty troubles of married life ; repertory of the Comédie Humaine by Honoré de Balzac, Anatole Cerfberr, Jules François Christophe

To saunter is a science; it is the gastronomy of the eye. To take a walk is to vegetate; to saunter is to live. The young and pretty women, long contemplated with ardent eyes, would be much more admissible in claiming a salary than the cook ...

Google previewA Headway For Manners (2016)

by Andrew St. Lucero

Its crippling saunter is the animals natural walk. It sways with ...

Google previewCrabb's English Synonymes (1917)

by George Crabb

Saunter is a word of uncertain origin, perhaps connected with adventure, indicating idle, planless going. Suspension of action or slow movement enters into the meaning of all these terms: to linger is to stop altogether, or to move but slowly ...

Google previewAnalytical Studies (2014)

Physiology of Marriage and Petty Troubles of Married Life by Honore de Balzac

To saunter is a science; ...

Google previewThe physiology of marriage. Petty troubles of married life. Repertory (1901)

by Honoré de Balzac

To saunter is a science; it is the gastronomy of the eye. To take a walk is to vegetate; to saunter is to live. The young and pretty women, long contemplated with ardent eyes, would be much more admissible in claiming a salary than the cook ...

Google previewThe Physiology of Marriage, Complete (2012)

by Honoré de Balzac

To saunter is a science; it is the gastronomy of the eye. To take a walk is to vegetate; to saunter is to live. The young and pretty women, long contemplated with ardent eyes, would be much more admissible in claiming a salary than the cook ...

Google previewThe physiology of marriage. Petty troubles of married life (1901)

by Honoré de Balzac

To saunter is a science ; it is the gastronomy of the eye. To take a walk is to vegetate; to saunter is to live. The young and pretty women, long contemplated with ardent eyes, would be much more admissible in claiming a salary than the cook ...

Google previewVerbal Ability & Reading Compre Cat, 2E

by Sharma

A saunter is a leisurely stroll and a perambulate is a leisurely walk. Thus, the correct choice is (a). 21. The relationship here is that of opposite portions of the day. Nocturnal means nightly; diurnal means daily. Thus, (a) is the answer. 22.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Etymology (1865)

To Saunter. One of those cases in which ...

Google previewUseful Dictionary of Verbs With Prepositions (2016)

by Martin Manser

saunter verb saunter along or into walk at a slow, leisurely pace along or into (a place): We sauntered along the ChampsElysées, ...

Google previewTruespel Book Two: Phonetic Dictionary of USA English (2006)

by Thomas E. Zurinskas

sawn ~Saunderz - Saunders ~Saundru - Saundra ~saung - song ~saungberd - songblrd ~saungrleter - songwriter ~saungster - songster ~saunter - saunter ~ saunu - sauna ~saus - sauce ~sausee - saucy ~sausee'lst - sauclest ~sauseeylst ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Walk, saunter, lounge, dra , stay, stop, halt. hobbie, resist, hol , stanch, stand, fail, drOp, expire, disincline, hesitate. Rupture. 8“. Breaking, bursting, tearing, laceration, artition, disruption. breach, disso ation, fracture, break, severance, ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

SLOWNESS Quality of taking a relatively long time Nouns—1, slowness, languor, INACTIVITY; leisureliness; retardation; slackening; delay, LATENESS; walk, stroll , saunter, snail's pace, jog-trot, dogtrot; slow motion, slowdown. Informal ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

by Walter William Skeat

SAUNTER, to lounge. (Unknown.) 'By sauntering still on some adventure;' Hudibras, pt. iii. c. 1. 1. 1343 ( ed. Bell, ii. in). Not in early use. We find however, in the Romance of Parlenay, ...

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

gad, roam, wander, walk about, saunter, tramp, stroll, trip, promenade, skip, flit, meander, rove, ramble, trek. trait n. feature, quality, characteristic, idiosyncrasy, particularity, attribute, ...

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun saunter:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb saunter:

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The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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