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 Meanings and Examples of AMBLE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  moving at an easy pace; walk slowly or leisurely
Classic Sentence:
1  "I am glad to encounter thee, friend," continued the maiden, waving her hand to the stranger to proceed, as she urged her Narragansett to renew its amble.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
2  It was cow language presumably, for the parti-coloured cow, who had thrust her head in at the door lowered her horns, lashed her tail and ambled off.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 2
3  She nodded between the trembling bushes and ambled off.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
4  Surely," said the worthy churchman; "you shall have mine own ambling jennet, and I would it ambled as easy for your sake as that of the Abbot of Saint Albans.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
5  The horse was of Hungarian breed, and ambled along at an easy pace.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 26. The Pont du Gard Inn.
6  Sarah Pocket and Georgiana contended who should remain last; but Sarah was too knowing to be outdone, and ambled round Georgiana with that artful slipperiness that the latter was obliged to take precedence.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XI
7  She did not perceive that she was talking like her father as the sleek geldings ambled in review before them.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXV
8  Kutuzov was impatiently urging on his horse, which ambled smoothly under his weight, and he raised his hand to his white Horse Guard's cap with a red band and no peak, nodding his head continually.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER XV
9  He came ambling across the grass, mopping and mowing.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 6
10  This worthy churchman rode upon a well-fed ambling mule, whose furniture was highly decorated, and whose bridle, according to the fashion of the day, was ornamented with silver bells.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
11  Mr. Bhaer soon joined her, looking rather out of his element, and presently several of the philosophers, each mounted on his hobby, came ambling up to hold an intellectual tournament in the recess.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
12  Though he was merely ambling about with his hands in his pockets, though he did not peep at her, she knew that he was calling her.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  "Ah, my dear, I hardly knew you," said Anna Mikhaylovna with a happy smile, ambling lightly up to the count's niece.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XV
Example Sentence:
1  When she first mounted the horse, she was afraid to urge the animal to go faster than a gentle amble.
2  The morning rush looks like chaos: cyclists ride in every direction, some ambling slowly, others pedalling furiously.