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Meaning of SAUNTER

Pronunciation:  'sontur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
  2. [n]  a careless leisurely gait; "he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world"
  3. [v]  walk leisurely and with no apparent aim

SAUNTER is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: amble, perambulation, promenade, ramble, stroll, stroll
 See Also: gait, walk, walk, walkabout



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Saun"ter\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sauntered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Sauntering}.] [Written also santer.] [Probably fr. F.
    s'aventurer to adventure (one's self), through a shortened
    form s'auntrer. See {Adventure}, n. & v.]
    To wander or walk about idly and in a leisurely or lazy
    manner; to lounge; to stroll; to loiter.
          One could lie under elm trees in a lawn, or saunter in
          meadows by the side of a stream.         --Masson.
    Syn: To loiter; linger; stroll; wander.
  2. \Saun"ter\, n.
    A sauntering, or a sauntering place.
          That wheel of fops, that saunter of the town. --Young.