Stroll vs Sauntering - What's the difference?

stroll | sauntering |


As nouns the difference between stroll and sauntering

is that stroll is a wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble while sauntering is a casual stroll.

As verbs the difference between stroll and sauntering

is that stroll is to wander on foot; to ramble idly or leisurely; to rove while sauntering is .

stroll

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A wandering on foot; an idle and leisurely walk; a ramble.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To wander on foot; to ramble idly or leisurely; to rove.
  • *(Jonathan Swift) (1667–1745)
  • *:These mothers stroll to beg sustenance for their helpless infants.
  • *, chapter=7
  • , title= The Mirror and the Lamp , passage=The turmoil went on—no rest, no peace. […] It was nearly eleven o'clock now, and he strolled out again. In the little fair created by the costers' barrows the evening only seemed beginning; and the naphtha flares made one's eyes ache, the men's voices grated harshly, and the girls' faces saddened one.}}
  • To go somewhere with ease.
  • *
  • *:His sister, Mrs. Gerard, stood there in carriage gown and sables, radiant with surprise. ¶ “Phil?!  You?!   Exactly like you, Philip, to come strolling in from the antipodes—dear fellow?!” recovering from the fraternal embrace and holding both lapels of his coat in her gloved hands.
  • Synonyms

    * range, roam, rove, stray

    See also

    * stroller

    Anagrams

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    sauntering

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • A casual stroll.
  • I have seen many strange things in my saunterings around London.