- to walk leisurely as inclination directs; ramble; saunter; take a walk: to stroll along the beach.
- to wander or rove from place to place; roam: strolling troubadours.
- to saunter along or through: to stroll the countryside.
- a leisurely walk; ramble; saunter: a short stroll before supper.
Origin of stroll
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Examples from the Web for strolled
No alarms were triggered as she strolled out of the Giant supermarket in Limerick, Pennsylvania, and nobody thought otherwise.The Insane $11 Billion Scam at Retailers’ Return Desks
December 19, 2014
Just to make sure, he strolled into the Clark County Marriage License Bureau to see for himself.Gay Weddings Come to Las Vegas’s Elvis Chapel
John L. Smith
October 17, 2014
At night, they strolled on the beach, talking about each other and making plans.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon
Robert Sam Anson
March 1, 2014
Presently Louis rose with a nod to us and offered his arm to Constance, and they strolled away along the river wall.
I took his offered hand, and we strolled toward the Lethal Chamber.
It was a long conversation the friends had as they strolled along that evening.Life in London
It was Sunday, and he had strolled into a church or meeting-house—does it matter which?Weighed and Wanting
They strolled together up the road past him, absorbed in themselves.In the Midst of Alarms
When he saw the Leopard Woman he arose and strolled in her direction.The Leopard Woman
Stewart Edward White
As we strolled about we came upon groups of students at work.In the Heart of Vosges
- to walk about in a leisurely manner
- (intr) to wander from place to place
- a leisurely walk
Word Origin and History for strolled
c.1600, a cant word introduced from the Continent, probably from dialectal German strollen, variant of German strolchen "to stroll, loaf," from strolch "vagabond, vagrant," also "fortuneteller," perhaps from Italian astrologo "astrologer." Related: Strolled; strolling. The noun is 1814, from the verb.