stroll

  • 1 Stroll — Stroll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Strolled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Strolling}.] [Cf. Dan. stryge to stroll, Sw. stryka to stroke, to ramble, dial. Sw. strykel one who strolls about, Icel. strj?ka to stroke, D. struikelen to stumble, G. straucheln. Cf.… …

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  • 2 stroll — [strəul US stroul] v [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: Probably from [i]German dialect strollen] to walk somewhere in a slow relaxed way stroll down/over/along ▪ We were strolling along, laughing and joking. >stroll n ▪ They went for a stroll in the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 3 stroll — [strōl] vi. [Early ModE strowl, prob. < Swiss Ger dial. strolen, var. of strolchen, to stroll < Ger strolch, vagabond, rascal, altered < It astrologo, astrologer] 1. to walk in an idle, leisurely manner; saunter 2. to go from place to… …

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  • 4 Stroll — Stroll, n. A wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 stroll — (v.) c.1600, a cant word introduced from the Continent, probably from dialectal Ger. strollen, variant of Ger. strolchen to stroll, loaf, from strolch vagabond, vagrant, also fortuneteller, perhaps from It. astrologo astrologer. Related:… …

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  • 6 stroll — stroll·er; stroll; …

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  • 7 stroll — [n] lazy walk airing, breath of fresh air*, constitutional, cruise, excursion, promenade, ramble, saunter, turn; concept 151 Ant. run stroll [v] walk along lazily amble, cruise, drift, gallivant, linger, make one’s way*, mope*, mosey*, promenade …

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  • 8 stroll on! — An exclamation of surprise, disbelief (often used ironically) • • • Main Entry: ↑stroll …

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  • 9 stroll — index perambulate, prowl Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 10 stroll — vb *saunter, amble …

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  • 11 stroll — ► VERB 1) walk in a leisurely way. 2) informal achieve a sporting victory easily. ► NOUN 1) a short leisurely walk. 2) informal a victory easily achieved. ORIGIN originally in the sense «roam as a vagrant»: probably from German strollen, from… …

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  • 12 stroll|er — «STROH luhr», noun. 1. a person who strolls or rambles; wanderer: »holiday strollers in the park. 2. a strolling player or actor. 3. a wandering vagrant; tramp. 4. a kind of light baby carriage in which an older baby or small child sits erect:… …

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  • 13 stroll — I UK [strəʊl] / US [stroʊl] verb [intransitive] Word forms stroll : present tense I/you/we/they stroll he/she/it strolls present participle strolling past tense strolled past participle strolled * 1) to walk without hurrying, often for pleasure… …

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  • 14 stroll — I n. 1) to go for, take a stroll 2) to take smb. for a stroll (she took the children for a stroll) II v. (P; intr.) to stroll through the park * * * [strəʊl] take a stroll (P; intr.) to stroll through the park to go for to take smb. for a stroll… …

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  • 15 stroll — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little, quick, short ▪ five minute, etc. ▪ The bars are only a ten minute stroll away. ▪ casual …

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  • 16 stroll — 01. The young couple [strolled] around the park, hand in hand. 02. My parents like to go out for a [stroll] in the evening after supper. 03. We saw strange lights in the sky when we were out [strolling], but it turned out to be a light show… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 17 stroll — stroll1 [ stroul ] verb intransitive * 1. ) to walk without hurrying, often for pleasure: young couples out strolling with their arms around each other She strolled over to join them. 2. ) to do something easily and with little effort: Alison… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 stroll — /strohl/, v.i. 1. to walk leisurely as inclination directs; ramble; saunter; take a walk: to stroll along the beach. 2. to wander or rove from place to place; roam: strolling troubadours. v.t. 3. to saunter along or through: to stroll the… …

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  • 19 stroll — [[t]stro͟ʊl[/t]] strolls, strolling, strolled VERB If you stroll somewhere, you walk there in a slow, relaxed way. [V prep/adv] He collected some orange juice from the refrigerator and, glass in hand, strolled to the kitchen window... [V… …

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  • 20 stroll — [[t]stroʊl[/t]] v. i. 1) to walk leisurely as inclination directs; ramble: to stroll along the beach[/ex] 2) sbz to wander or rove from place to place; roam: strolling troubadours[/ex] 3) to walk leisurely along or through: to stroll the… …

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