verb (mosey, moseying, moseyed)[no object, with adverbial of direction]
- Walk or move in a leisurely manner: we decided to mosey on up to MontgomeryMore example sentences
- We moseyed on over to the theatre as leisurely as we could, and yet we still got there roughly twenty minutes early.
- However, this wasn't good enough, so after 10 heated minutes I moseyed on home to get my passport.
- So I moseyed down to the video shop and borrowed The Matrix.
nounchiefly British Back to top
- A leisurely walk or drive: I’ll just have a mosey roundMore example sentences
- We're off to Brick Lane and Shoreditch for a mosey round.
- We skipped the Museum of Modern Art and the Guggenheim and instead took a mosey around a few private galleries on the Upper East Side.
- Following a recent mosey around the retailers, I noticed two more retailers that appear ostensibly cheap.
early 19th century (originally US): of unknown origin. The original sense was 'go away quickly'.
More definitions of moseyDefinition of mosey in:
- The US English dictionary