Definition of stroll in English:


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Pronunciation: /strəʊl


[no object, with adverbial of direction]
  • 2Achieve a sporting victory without effort: the horse strolled home by 12 lengths
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    • Bingley Congs knocked over visitors for 80 and strolled to an eight-wicket victory.
    • York tried seven bowlers, almost without success, as the Academy strolled comfortably to victory.
    • Coldstream worked hard during the contest, but the gulf in class was obvious as Brechin strolled to victory.


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  • 2A victory or objective that is easily achieved.
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    • Their supporters can barely rouse themselves for regulation home league wins achieved at a stroll.
    • The young man that was about to rudely spoil Carlow's lazy stroll in the sun to victory was still marooned in the stand.


early 17th century (in the sense 'roam as a vagrant'): probably from German strollen, strolchen, from Strolch 'vagabond', of unknown ultimate origin.

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