A Saturday Evening Stroll

In the evenings, we stroll.  Sometimes in town, sometimes on the beach.  Last night we wandered down the small streets exploring.

What a lovely word–stroll.  When I love words, I look them up to find their origins and definitions…why not.

Definition of STROLL

intransitive verb:
–to go from place to place in search of work or profit (strolling players, strolling musicians)
–to walk in a leisurely or idle manner (ramble)
transitive verb
–to walk at leisure along or about
–a walk

Origin of STROLL

probably from German dialect strollen

First Known Use: 1668

Related to STROLL

Synonyms:  amble, perambulate, ramble, saunter, hike, tromp

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