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saunter

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Definition to walk leisurely
  • It was pleasant to saunter lazily through the park.
saunter = walk leisurely
  • She sauntered over to us.
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • She was nervous, but tried to walk casually—attempting a saunter.
  • saunter = casual walk
  • With Jordan's slender golden arm resting in mine, we descended the steps and sauntered about the garden.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • they start sauntering off as Krupke appears.
    Arthur Laurents and Stephen Sondheim  --  Westside Story
  • sauntering = walking leisurely
  • The first carload of the Daughters drove up then, and June sauntered toward them with her hand outstretched.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • At this moment the Unicorn sauntered by them, with his hands in his pockets.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • Still eyeing Cole, the Spirit Bear casually licked up the spit, raised its head, eyes mild and curious, then turned and sauntered away.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • HORNBECK saunters on, chewing at an apple.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • saunters = walks leisurely
  • My mom saunters into the kitchen with a Neiman Marcus bag on her arm.
    Simone Elkeles  --  Perfect Chemistry
  • saunters = walks leisurely
  • After a while the boy sauntered down the hill again.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Red Pony
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • At the appointed "curtain hour", the Stage Manager saunters from Right, a script in his hand, a pipe in his mouth, hat on head.
    Thornton Wilder  --  Our Town
  • saunters = walks leisurely
  • After a moment of hesitation, the cows began to move, first singly, then two by two, and then all eighty of them sauntered into the new pasture, brushing past us as they looked around for their favorite grasses.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • Then they sauntered over to my house and sat on the steps for half an hour, while at her request I remained watchfully in the garden.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • sauntered = walked leisurely
  • His acquaintances resented the fact that he turned up in popular restaurants with her and, leaving her at a table, sauntered about, chatting with whomsoever he knew.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • sauntered = wandered
  • I want you always to be within five minutes, saunter of my chair.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • A boy dashed wildly into the darkness; he sauntered back, his blue jacket over his shoulder, laughing.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Detective Davey Sikes sauntered out to his car at a little past eleven on the fourth night.
    James Patterson  --  Kiss the Girls
  • The interior of the summer-house, when Ben-Hur, slow sauntering, came to it, was murkily lighted.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur
  • Let the Capitol and the districts run one another into the ground and then sauntered in to take power.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay

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