verb (used with object), per·am·bu·lat·ed, per·am·bu·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), per·am·bu·lat·ed, per·am·bu·lat·ing.
Origin of perambulate
Examples from the Web for perambulate
In former days the public were admitted to perambulate Bedlam on the payment of twopence.Curiosities of Civilization|Andrew Wynter
His pleasing way is to perambulate the cars, leaving samples of his wares on all the seats and afterwards calling for orders.The Land of Contrasts|James Fullarton Muirhead
Except that our policemen now perambulate the town, change in Benares there has been none.Greater Britain|Charles Wentworth Dilke
If you will perambulate with me, I will present you to the bunch.Frank Merriwell's Triumph|Burt L. Standish
If the gentleman wishes to perambulate America, it is probable he will get there with a little patience.Homeward Bound|James Fenimore Cooper
British Dictionary definitions for perambulate
Word Origin for perambulate
Word Origin and History for perambulate
1560s, from Latin perambulatus, past participle of perambulare "to walk through, go through, ramble through," from per- "through" (see per) + ambulare "to walk" (see amble). Related: Perambulated; perambulating.