Ambled means to walk slowly and leisurely. When you ambled down the street, you were taking your time and enjoying the scenery.

  • He ambled down the street, enjoying the warm weather.

  • She ambled down the street, taking her time and looking at all of the different shops.

Definition of ambled


To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.


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

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Example Sentences for ambled

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    Amble seems to be neutral, or to have no interest in the subject.

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    They begin to lift their skirts as they amble around the stage.

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    A third ape that was nearby listening ambles up to the tree.

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    Some horses pace in addition to the amble, instead of trotting.

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    The Wikipedia community had amble opportunity to engage in the discussion.

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    Amble is a seaport town on the North Sea coast in Northumberland, England.

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    The Abbeys Amble is a long distance path in North Yorkshire, England.

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    Tourists can amble in the circular garden located at the base of the dam.

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    Hearing the commotion, Ben ambles up the cellar stairs into the living room.

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    Amble makes a good base from which to explore the Northumberland Heritage Coast.