After an opening DJ set by his Fallon co-conspirator Questlove, Timberlake sauntered out onstage a few minutes past midnight.
Throughout the weekend, American “trial tourists” sauntered in and out of the courtroom to see Knox.
Out of the church at that moment, grand air and all, sauntered Peter Blood.
The Krooman vouchsafed no explanation, but sauntered silently away.
Stuart pushed back his chair, and sauntered from the room in Peters wake.
Soapy stepped inside, secured the umbrella and sauntered off with it slowly.
"Of course it is," agreed Lorimer, who just then sauntered in from his cabin.
Black MacQueen rolled a cigarette and sauntered toward the other outlaw.
There was a moment or two of dead silence as he sauntered forward with Field.
The last words were addressed to an Irish girl who had just sauntered up.
late 15c., santren "to muse, be in reverie," of uncertain origin despite many absurd speculations. Meaning "walk with a leisurely gait" is from 1660s, and may be a different word. Klein suggests this sense of the word derives via Anglo-French sauntrer (mid-14c.) from French s'aventurer "to take risks," but OED finds this "unlikely." Related: Sauntered; sauntering.
"a leisurely stroll," 1828, from saunter (v.). Earlier it meant "idle occupation, diversion" (1728).