What is another word for saunter?

Pronunciation: [sˈɔːntə] (IPA)

Saunter refers to a leisurely stroll or walk at a comfortable pace. Synonyms for saunter include amble, wander, stroll, meander, promenade, roam, roam, perambulate, and mosey. Ambling suggests a slower walk with a relaxed gait, while wandering implies a more aimless or random movements. Strolling is similar to sauntering, but it is more relaxed and less purposeful. Meandering is a slow, winding walk without a specific destination. Promenading is a formal or social stroll taken to see and be seen. Roaming suggests a more free and wild walk, while perambulating implies a more methodical or regulated walk. Moseying suggests a casual and unhurried walk at a slow pace.

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What are the hypernyms for Saunter?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Saunter?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for saunter (as nouns)

  • hyponyms for saunter (as verbs)

What are the opposite words for saunter?

The word "saunter" means to walk at a leisurely pace, enjoying one's surroundings. Its antonyms are words that describe different types of movement or activity. Some of the antonyms for saunter include sprint, run, jog, hurry, rush, hustle, and scurry. These words denote a sense of urgency, haste, or speed. Walking briskly, power-walking, marching, and striding are also antonyms for saunter. These words describe movement that is purposeful, active, and task-oriented. While "saunter" has a relaxed and easygoing connotation, its antonyms communicate the opposite - energy, focus, and intensity. Depending on the context and intention, either saunter or its antonyms can convey the desired meaning.

What are the antonyms for Saunter?

Usage examples for Saunter

What a pleasant street it is to saunter in once or twice in a year or so; what a variety of nationalities and pretty faces there are to see.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch
But she knew very well that the longing was vain, and it was with relief that she saw Captain Dacre himself saunter up to claim Mrs. Ermsted for a partner.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell
But he did not speak even after the careless saunter of the Englishman had ceased at his side.
"The Lamp in the Desert"
Ethel M. Dell

Famous quotes with Saunter

  • To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring — these are some of the rewards of the simple life.
    John Burroughs
  • It is a great art to saunter.
    Henry David Thoreau
  • Their only labour was to kill the time; And labour dire it is, and weary woe, They sit, they loll, turn o'er some idle rhyme, Then, rising sudden, to the glass they go, Or saunter forth, with tottering steps and slow.
    James Thomson (poet)

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