An example of mosey is to walk down the street very slowly and casually.
Origin of moseyprobably ; from vamoose
intransitive verbmo·seyed, mo·sey·ing, mo·seys Informal
- To move in a leisurely, relaxed way; saunter: moseyed over to the club after lunch.
- To get going; move along.
Origin of moseyOrigin unknown.
(third-person singular simple present moseys, present participle moseying, simple past and past participle moseyed)
- Associated especially with the dialect of the Old West.
Unknown. US southernism; conjecturally linked to Spanish vamos (see vamoose) and to British dialectical mose about. May be derived from Alkonkian languages from the root verb to walk, pimose.