Origin of moseyprobably from vamoose
An example of mosey is to walk down the street very slowly and casually.
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.
- While the dinnerware you find might not be specifically designed for a baby, you may be surprised at the unique patterns and designs you'll come across as you mosey down the dusty aisles full of treasures.
- When you come upon a graffiti point, you mosey on up and the game will throw certain directions you must perform.
- Annie Oakley was born Phoebe Ann Mosey to Quaker parents in a cabin in rural Ohio.
- I think I'll mosey up to New England.
- Then mosey on over to the Columbia Steakhouse on Richmond Road, one of three locations for this Lexington staple.