verb (used without object), prom·e·nad·ed, prom·e·nad·ing.
verb (used with object), prom·e·nad·ed, prom·e·nad·ing.
- promenade concert,
- promenade deck,
- promethea moth
Origin of promenade
Examples from the Web for promenade
At night jineteras stalk the promenade in search of tourists while a trumpet from a bench serenades the proceedings.The Life and Hard Times Of The Family A Cuban Defector Left Behind|Brin-Jonathan Butler|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“You should go and see the promenade in the early morning,” one local (who asked not to be named) urged me.Party on in Pag: The Controversy on Croatia’s Hottest Island|Kristin Vukovic|August 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The action has since shifted to the Peace Forest/Tayelet (the promenade that dramatically overlooks East Jerusalem).
The highlight for many of us in Southern Jerusalem will be the post-Kol Nidre Emek Refaim promenade.
A few moments to preen and promenade for the cameras following months of planning and fitting, hours of hair and makeup.
The promenade is kerbed by a massive sea wall of limestone, and here and there flights of stone steps lead to the water's edge.Ireland as It Is|Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The pilot came on board at six o'clock in the morning, and the passengers were already on the promenade.Asiatic Breezes|Oliver Optic
The promenade deck was crowded with those who were to sail, and those who had come to see them off.Bee and Butterfly|Lucy Foster Madison
It was a wide avenue with the promenade in the center shaded by rows of trees with small burnished leaves.The Bright Shawl|Joseph Hergesheimer
She had purposely denied him for two weeks, but the sight of him on the promenade had been irresistible.The Man in the Twilight|Ridgwell Cullum
Word Origin for promenade
1560s, "leisurely walk," from Middle French promenade (16c.), from se promener "go for a walk," from Late Latin prominare "to drive (animals) onward," from pro- "forth" (see pro-) + minare "to drive (animals) with shouts," from minari "to threaten" (see menace (n.)).
Meaning "place for walking" is 1640s; specifically "walkway by the sea" late 18c.; British sense of "music hall favored by 'loose women and the simpletons who run after them'" is attested from 1863. Sense of "dance given by a school" is from 1887.
"to make a promenade," 1580s, from promenade (n.). Related: Promenaded; promenading.