amble

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ambler (walk as a horse does), from Latin ambulō (I walk)[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amble (plural ambles)

  1. An unhurried leisurely walk or stroll.
  2. An easy gait, especially that of a horse (as above).

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Verb[edit]

amble (third-person singular simple present ambles, present participle ambling, simple past and past participle ambled)

  1. (intransitive) To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.
  2. (intransitive) Of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (walk slowly and leisurely): saunter

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Funk, W. J., Word origins and their romantic stories, New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

amble

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ambler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ambler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of ambler
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of ambler
  5. second-person singular imperative of ambler

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

amble

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of amblar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of amblar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of amblar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of amblar.