verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- stroke hole,
- stroke oar,
- stroke play,
- stroke volume,
- stroke work index,
Origin of stroll
Examples from the Web for strolling
In an Ohio Wal-Mart, John Crawford III was strolling around the store and had picked up an air rifle that was for sale there.
Pictures of Mitt strolling through campus for Ole Miss gameday.
Strolling through parks is apparently a popular hobby in Japan, and goes by the poetic and slightly racy name of “forest bathing.”Exercising Like a Caveman: A.J. Jacobs Gets Primal|A.J. Jacobs|April 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Fake a pic of him and Larry Craig strolling through the Minneapolis airport.
After strolling, you can sit outside and eat oysters at Hog Island Oyster Company.
Karl, sure enough, was strolling about below and allowing the boys and girls to admire him.Pelle the Conqueror, Complete|Martin Anderson Nexo
And that private started out across No Man's Land as nonchalantly as though he were strolling along his native strand.Private Peat|Harold R. Peat
They talked of “good places” as if they had been pickpockets or strolling players.The Pupil|Henry James
We were strolling one night down a long dirty street in the vicinity of the Palais Royal.The Works of Edgar Allan Poe|Edgar Allan Poe
After strolling about the village for an hour, Felworth despatched his business, and we turned homewards.
Word Origin 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.