See also: amblé and Amble

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French ambler (walk as a horse does), from Old Occitan amblar, from Latin ambulō (I walk)[1]. Doublet of ambulate.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæm.bəl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æmbəl

NounEdit

amble (plural ambles)

  1. An unhurried leisurely walk or stroll.
  2. An easy gait, especially that of a horse.

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

amble (third-person singular simple present ambles, present participle ambling, simple past and past participle ambled)

  1. (intransitive) To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.
  2. (intransitive) Of a quadruped: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other.

SynonymsEdit

  • (walk slowly and leisurely): saunter

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Funk, W. J., Word origins and their romantic stories, New York, Wilfred Funk, Inc.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

amble

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ambler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of ambler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of ambler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of ambler
  5. second-person singular imperative of ambler

AnagramsEdit


SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

amble

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of amblar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of amblar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of amblar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of amblar.