a distinct gait of a horse in which both feet on the same side are relocated as well alternating using feet on the reverse side
- To go during the simple gait labeled as an amble placed on the horse or even to its rider
- stroll leisurely
- a leisurely stroll (usually in certain community place)
- To go in the simple gait labeled as an amble; -- put on the horse or to its rider.
- To move notably like an ambling horse; going quickly or without difficult bumps.
- a particular gait of a horse, in which both legs on the same side are relocated at the same time, alternating using feet on the other side part.
- A movement like the amble of a horse.
early 14c., from Old French ambler "walk as a horse does," from Latin ambulare "to go, going about, take a walk," perhaps a compound of ambi- "around" (see ambi-) and -ulare, from PIE root *el- "to go" (cognates: Greek ale "wandering," alaomai "wander about;" Latvian aluot "go around or astray"). Until 1590s used just of horses or people on horseback. Related: Ambled; ambling. As a noun, from belated 14c.
A type of gait that's slower or separated in cadence; frequently horizontal.
(v. i.) going during the easy gait called an amble; -- applied to the horse or to its rider.
- (v. i.) To move somewhat like an ambling horse; going easily or without tough shocks.
- (n.) A peculiar gait of a horse, where both legs on a single side tend to be moved on top of that, alternating using the legs on the reverse side.
- (n.) A movement like the amble of a horse.
They began to amble away as a group while the spokesman opened the door of the mission for me.