verb (used without object), am·bled, am·bling.
- ambivalent sexism,
- ambler, eric,
Origin of amble
Examples from the Web for ambling
And he could keep order in the halls just by ambling through them.
Ambling behind him is a handful of walkers, which Abraham dispatches in a matter of seconds.The Walking Dead’s ‘Self Help’: A Grim Show Displays Its Comedy Streak, and A Major Reveal|Melissa Leon|November 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each novella in this book unfolds slowly, ambling through expository digressions with confidence.Must Reads: ‘How to Survive the Titanic,’ ‘The Limit,’ and More|Lucy Scholes, Kevin Canfield, Mythili Rao|December 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
He was ambling quietly towards Quiberon; he would be back directly and return again the next day.Over Strand and Field|Gustave Flaubert
The vicar rode on at an ambling pace, which his good mare sustained up hill and down vale without urging.The Haunters & The Haunted|Various
She had helped him not to die, and yet to sink into the ambling pace of these defended years.The Prisoner|Alice Brown
He had been among the realities of battle and death, while she had been mincing and ambling along the usual feminine path.The Marriage of William Ashe|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Sitting softly on their ambling horses, they think themselves so many Apollos.Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe|John Hewitt
Word Origin for amble
early 14c., from Old French ambler "walk as a horse does," from Latin ambulare "to walk, to go about, take a walk," perhaps a compound of ambi- "around" (see ambi-) and -ulare, from PIE root *el- "to go" (cf. Greek ale "wandering," alaomai "wander about;" Latvian aluot "go around or astray"). Until 1590s used only of horses or persons on horseback. Related: Ambled; ambling. As a noun, from late 14c.