Definition of stroll in English:


Syllabification: stroll
Pronunciation: /strōl


[no object]


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  • 1A short leisurely walk.
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    • The festival offers a week of organised walks ranging from short strolls to challenging long distance routes.
    • Hand in hand, they made a leisurely stroll across the garden, stopping from time to time to remark on one bravely struggling flower here or a sturdy vine there.
    • There are a number of well-marked trails offering interesting walks ranging from short pleasant strolls to serious full-day hikes.
    saunter, amble, wander, walk, turn, promenade
    informal mosey
    dated constitutional
    formal perambulation
  • 2A victory or objective that is easily achieved.
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    • Their supporters can barely rouse themselves for regulation home league wins achieved at a stroll.
    • The young man that was about to rudely spoil Carlow's lazy stroll in the sun to victory was still marooned in the stand.


early 17th century (in the sense 'roam as a vagrant'): probably from German strollen, strolchen, from Strolch 'vagabond', of unknown ultimate origin.

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