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synonyms for sauntering

  • down-and-out
  • drifting
  • fly-by-night
  • idle
  • itinerant
  • itinerate
  • journeying
  • mendicant
  • moving
  • peripatetic
  • prodigal
  • rambling
  • roaming
  • rootless
  • roving
  • shifting
  • straggling
  • stray
  • strolling
  • transient
  • travelling
  • unsettled
  • wandering
  • wayfaring
  • aimless
  • destitute
  • errant
  • fancy-free
  • footloose
  • migratory
  • nomadic
  • perambulant
  • perambulatory
  • shiftless
  • wayward

antonyms for sauntering

MOST RELEVANT
  • fixed
  • permanent
  • settled
  • unmoving
  • inhabiting
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How to use sauntering in a sentence

About eleven o'clock a soldier in blue came sauntering along, who looked about curiously.
FAMOUS ADVENTURES AND PRISON ESCAPES OF THE CIVIL WARVARIOUS
And all three advanced to the above-named personages, who seemed to be sauntering along with nothing to do.
UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANSHONORE DE BALZAC
Interred beneath this marble stone Lie sauntering Jack and idle Joan.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Sauntering up from the depot, through Front street, five minutes' walk brought me to the Old Common.
OCEAN TO OCEAN ON HORSEBACKWILLARD GLAZIER
Mrs. Neverby and Mrs. Sampelle discovered sauntering along near a prominent counter strewn with rich woollen dress-goods.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
Finally, near the court-house, he met a man who had seen the sought-for one sauntering slowly out the road near the edge of town.
THE CODE OF THE MOUNTAINSCHARLES NEVILLE BUCK
Then he went out and took his walk, sauntering away to the gate of Orley Farm, and looking up the avenue.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
As he was sauntering down the avenue he met Ethel and he turned and walked back with her to the Denning house.
THE MAN BETWEENAMELIA E. BARR
Many days after this, something white was seen floating on the water by one who was sauntering on the beach.
CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
Further I met a young man sauntering along the road and asked him about farming.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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