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mosey Line breaks: mosey
Pronunciation: /ˈməʊzi/

Definition of mosey in English:

verb (mosey, moseying, moseyed)

[no object, with adverbial of direction]
Walk or move in a leisurely manner: we decided to mosey on up to Montgomery
More 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.


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A leisurely walk or drive: I’ll just have a mosey round
More 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'.

Words that rhyme with mosey

cosy (US cozy), dozy, Josie, mafiosi, nosy, posey, posy, prosy, Rosie, rosy

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