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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: Probably from German dialect strollen

stroll

verb
     
stroll [intransitive]
to walk somewhere in a slow relaxed way
stroll down/over/along
We were strolling along, laughing and joking.
stroll noun [countable]
They went for a stroll in the park.
WORD FOCUS: walk WORD FOCUS: walk
stroll in a relaxed way for pleasure
wander
with no aim or direction
stride
in a confident or angry way
march
soldiers
hike
for long distances in the countryside or the mountains
tiptoe
very quietly
wade
through water
stagger
in an unsteady way because you are drunk or injured
limp
with difficulty because one leg is painful or injured
walk

See also
walk

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