British • informal
verb[no object, with adverbial of direction]
- Walk or travel at a leisurely pace: on Sunday we bimbled around Spitalfields and Brick LaneMore example sentences
- A little later on that evening, I bimbled into town to bank the cheque.
- When will they leave the ordinary motorist alone to happily bimble along without having to keep one eye on the road and one on the cameras?
- Packages safely off, should we go to see one of the many films awaiting our attention, or should we just bimble about until this evening?
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- A leisurely walk or journey: we were enjoying a pleasant bimble over the rocksMore example sentences
- The article implies that people should take a bimble across a mountain ridge such as Aonach Eagach and then enjoy some good Scottish hospitality.
- The two most logical ways to Pikes Crag are the short sharp sprint from Wasdale and the long scenic bimble from Borrowdale.
- Let's have a bimble along and examine the attractions.
1980s: probably an alteration of bumble.
More definitions of bimbleDefinition of bimble in:
- The US English dictionary