verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of stroll
Examples from the Web for stroll
Williams said he went to the lake to take a stroll “because of his heart.”Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault|M.L. Nestel|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After the rally is over, Malloy joins Padilla for a stroll through Fair Haven.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I hope I have time to stroll along the beautiful River Walk – it really is the heart and soul of the city!
Tired of the classical sculptures, impressionist paintings, and chipped ancient relics you stroll past at your local art museum?Beware: Connecticut’s Museum of the Occult May Kill You|Nina Strochlic|July 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Next, stroll around the main square to admire the well preserved architecture of the town.
In the deep secrecy of a crowd he kissed her good-bye, and then went forth to stroll about the town.A Yankee from the West|Opie Read
A stroll, too, would be pleasanter than sitting indoors, don't you think?The Shadow of the Rope|E. W. Hornung
Regrettable as it may seem, it is with heightened spirits that he continues his stroll.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces|Joyce Kilmer
And now let us take a stroll, or rather let us walk, for a stroll implies pleasure, and I certainly cannot promise you that.Friend Mac Donald|Max O'Rell
Father smoked a pipe and took a stroll in the moonlight through the orchard, where he had always something to look after or to do.The Path of Life|Stijn Streuvels
British Dictionary definitions for stroll
Word Origin for stroll
Word Origin and History for stroll
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.