Definition of bimble in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɪmb(ə)l/
British informal


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Walk or travel at a leisurely pace: on Sunday we bimbled around Spitalfields and Brick Lane
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  • In the end, then, we just bimbled about with half hearted plans each day.
  • Their plane, the 1805, sat on the tarmac for twenty minutes or so, and then bimbled off into the sky a little after 1830.
  • We arrived early afternoon and, after dumping our bags in our lovely AC controlled room in Chelsea, we bimbled on down to Greenwich for the evening.


A leisurely walk or journey: we were enjoying a pleasant bimble over the rocks
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  • Combine sunshine and white sand, long aimless bimbles and brown toes.
  • We all had a little bimble around Big Chamber Near The Entrance then headed to Gnome Passage where John took a few photos.
  • Since Tom had done something to his shoulder the day before I downgraded the trip to a "gentle bimble".


1980s: probably an alteration of bumble.

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