verb (used without object), mo·seyed, mo·sey·ing. Informal.
Origin of mosey
Examples from the Web for mosey
We mosey up to the massive, ornate wooden bar and take a seat.
Mosey had retained HoganWillig, the filing said, to pursue claims on behalf of the estate.
Mrs. Mosey was too fluent, and too fond of hearing the sound of her own eminently persuasive voice.
Confused and frightened as she was, Mrs. Mosey still found relief in her customary flow of words.
By gum, Mosey, I'd marry a grass-widow with a second-hand family before I'd do my own cooking.The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories|Margaret Collier Graham
Now, you mosey right back into that parlor, and don't you make a move off that piano-stool till your hour's up.Back Home|Eugene Wood
So they can mosey along down to the post office together—the postmaster and the recorder.Stepsons of Light|Eugene Manlove Rhodes
British Dictionary definitions for mosey
Word Origin for mosey
Word Origin and History for mosey
1829, American English slang, of unknown origin, perhaps related to British dialectal mose about "go around in a dull, stupid way." Or perhaps from Spanish vamos (see vamoose). Related: Moseyed; moseying.