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SAUNTER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does saunter mean? 

SAUNTER (noun)
  The noun SAUNTER has 2 senses:

1. a careless leisurely gait
2. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

  Familiarity information: SAUNTER used as a noun is rare.


SAUNTER (verb)
  The verb SAUNTER has 1 sense:

1. walk leisurely and with no apparent aim

  Familiarity information: SAUNTER used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SAUNTER (noun)


Sense 1saunter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A careless leisurely gait

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Context example:

he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world

Hypernyms ("saunter" is a kind of...):

gait (a person's manner of walking)


Sense 2saunter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

amble; stroll; perambulation; saunter; promenade

Hypernyms ("saunter" is a kind of...):

walk (the act of walking somewhere)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "saunter"):

meander; ramble (an aimless amble on a winding course)

walkabout (a public stroll by a celebrity to meet people informally)


SAUNTER (verb)


Sense 1saunter [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Walk leisurely and with no apparent aim

Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming

Synonyms:

saunter; stroll

Hypernyms (to "saunter" is one way to...):

walk (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

The children saunter to the playground


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