Variant of amble
intransitive verbambled, ambling
- to move at a smooth, easy gait by raising first both legs on one side, then both on the other: said of a horse, etc.
- to go easily and unhurriedly; walk in a leisurely manner
Origin of ambleMiddle English amblen ; from Old French ambler ; from Classical Latin ambulare, to walk ; from ambi-, ambi- + Indo-European base an unverified form al-, wander
- a horse's ambling gait
- a leisurely walking pace