Definition of saunter in English:

saunter

Line breaks: saun|ter
Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːntə
 
/

verb

[no object, with adverbial of direction]

noun

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Derivatives

saunterer

noun
More example sentences
  • It creates a world of cheerful saunterers along small bridges and crosswalks, and outdoor cafe couples with their glasses chiming.
  • Long, drowsy, dusty days when the shade of trees calls the saunterer into the woods to seek out dark, cool places by small streams.
  • Hearing us, other saunterers turned and stared as if we were in Rome or Paris or Hell.

Origin

late Middle English (in the sense 'to muse, wonder'): of unknown origin. The current sense dates from the mid 17th century.

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