stroll


stroll
01. The young couple [strolled] around the park, hand in hand.
02. My parents like to go out for a [stroll] in the evening after supper.
03. We saw strange lights in the sky when we were out [strolling], but it turned out to be a light show downtown.
04. Would you like to go for a [stroll] around the Inner Harbor with me this afternoon?
05. The park was empty except for a couple of [strollers], and a family having a picnic.
06. Let's put the baby in the [stroller], and take her down to feed the ducks in the park.
07. We took a [stroll] around the city, but avoided all the tourist traps.
08. The young family [strolled] around the park, happy to be out in the fresh air.
09. My girlfriend and I love to [stroll] down by the water on a windy day when the waves are crashing on the beach.
10. We visited a tiny little town in Yugoslavia where the usual activity in the evening seemed to be for all the townspeople to [stroll] up and down the main street, greeting friends and neighbors, and chatting.
11. A popular pastime on the island of Malta is [strolling] along the waterfront, chatting with friends.
12. An afternoon [stroll] can take you around the entire country of Monaco.
13. We spent the afternoon [strolling] through the elegant 18th century town of Bath.

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  • Stroll — Stroll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Strolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Strolling}.] [Cf. Dan. stryge to stroll, Sw. stryka to stroke, to ramble, dial. Sw. strykel one who strolls about, Icel. strj?ka to stroke, D. struikelen to stumble, G. straucheln. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stroll — [strəul US stroul] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from [i]German dialect strollen] to walk somewhere in a slow relaxed way stroll down/over/along ▪ We were strolling along, laughing and joking. >stroll n ▪ They went for a stroll in the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stroll — [strōl] vi. [Early ModE strowl, prob. < Swiss Ger dial. strolen, var. of strolchen, to stroll < Ger strolch, vagabond, rascal, altered < It astrologo, astrologer] 1. to walk in an idle, leisurely manner; saunter 2. to go from place to… …   English World dictionary

  • Stroll — Stroll, n. A wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stroll — (v.) c.1600, a cant word introduced from the Continent, probably from dialectal Ger. strollen, variant of Ger. strolchen to stroll, loaf, from strolch vagabond, vagrant, also fortuneteller, perhaps from It. astrologo astrologer. Related:… …   Etymology dictionary

  • stroll — stroll·er; stroll; …   English syllables

  • stroll — [n] lazy walk airing, breath of fresh air*, constitutional, cruise, excursion, promenade, ramble, saunter, turn; concept 151 Ant. run stroll [v] walk along lazily amble, cruise, drift, gallivant, linger, make one’s way*, mope*, mosey*, promenade …   New thesaurus

  • stroll on! — An exclamation of surprise, disbelief (often used ironically) • • • Main Entry: ↑stroll …   Useful english dictionary

  • stroll — index perambulate, prowl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stroll — vb *saunter, amble …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • stroll — ► VERB 1) walk in a leisurely way. 2) informal achieve a sporting victory easily. ► NOUN 1) a short leisurely walk. 2) informal a victory easily achieved. ORIGIN originally in the sense «roam as a vagrant»: probably from German strollen, from… …   English terms dictionary