What does amble mean?

Definitions for ambleˈæm bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word amble.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. amble, promenade, saunter, stroll, perambulation(verb)

    a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

  2. amble, mosey(verb)

    walk leisurely


  1. amble(Noun)

    An unhurried leisurely walk or stroll.

  2. amble(Noun)

    An easy gait, especially that of a horse (as above).

  3. amble(Verb)

    To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.

  4. amble(Verb)

    Of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amble(verb)

    to go at the easy gait called an amble; -- applied to the horse or to its rider

  2. Amble(verb)

    to move somewhat like an ambling horse; to go easily or without hard shocks

  3. Amble(noun)

    a peculiar gait of a horse, in which both legs on the same side are moved at the same time, alternating with the legs on the other side

  4. Amble(noun)

    a movement like the amble of a horse

  5. Origin: [F. ambler to amble, fr. L. ambulare to walk, in LL., to amble, perh. fr. amb-, ambi-, and a root meaning to go: cf. Gr. to go, E. base. Cf. Ambulate.]


  1. Amble

    Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast, in Northumberland, England. It lies at the mouth of the River Coquet, and the nearby Coquet Island is visible from its beaches and harbour. The civil parish is called Amble by the Sea, and as of 2001 had a population of 6,044.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amble

    am′bl, v.i. to move as a horse by lifting together both legs on one side alternately with those on the other side: to move at an easy pace affectedly.—n. a pace of a horse between a trot and a walk.—n. Am′bler, a horse that ambles: one who ambles in walking or dancing.—n. and adj. Am′bling. [Fr. ambler—L. ambulā-re, to walk about.]

Anagrams for amble »

  1. melba

  2. Mabel

  3. Mable

  4. blame


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of amble in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of amble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for amble

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • раван, [[разхождам]] [[се]] [[бавно]], бавна разходка, [[вървя]] [[бавно]]Bulgarian
  • Passgang, Gang, schlendernGerman
  • deambular, callejearSpanish
  • jalutamaEstonian
  • déambulerFrench
  • passeggiare, deambulareItalian
  • slenterenDutch
  • spacerowaćPolish
  • гуля́ть, [[лёгкий, и́ноходь, [[бежа́ть]] [[иноходьRussian

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