Amble definition

ămbəl
An unhurried or leisurely walk.
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To go easily and unhurriedly; walk in a leisurely manner.
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A leisurely walking pace.
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To move at a smooth, easy gait by raising first both legs on one side, then both on the other.
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An easy gait, especially that of a horse.
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A horse's ambling gait.
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Amble means to walk slowly.

An example of amble are two lovers slowly walking hand in hand.

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The definition of amble is the walking, or gait, of a horse with the two legs on one side moving at the same time.

An example of amble is when at a horse show the horses showcase their gait.

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Amble is defined as a slow walk.

An example of an amble is when a person takes a stroll along the beach looking for seashells.

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An unhurried leisurely walk or stroll.
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An easy gait, especially that of a horse (as above).
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(intransitive) To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.
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(intransitive) Of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other.
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To walk slowly or leisurely; stroll.
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To move along at an easy gait by using both legs on one side alternately with both on the other. Used of a horse.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
amble
Plural:
ambles

Origin of amble

  • Middle English amblen from Old French ambler from Latin ambulāre to walk

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French ambler (“walk as a horse does”), from Latin ambulō (“I walk”).

    From Wiktionary