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Definition of the noun amble

What does amble mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ambles

  1. a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)

Alternative definition of the noun amble


  1. An unhurried leisurely walk or stroll.
  2. An easy gait, especially that of a horse (as above).

Definition of the verb amble

What does amble mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: ambled | ambling | ambles

  1. walk leisurely

Alternative definition of the verb amble


  1. [intransitive] To stroll or walk slowly and leisurely.
  2. [intransitive] Of a horse: to move along by using both legs on one side, and then the other.


Amble is a town, civil parish and seaport on the North Sea coast of Northumberland, England. It lies at the mouth of the River Coquet, and the nearby Coquet Island is visible from its beaches and harbour. The civil parish is called Amble by the Sea, and in 2001 had a population of 6,044.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Amble

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Google previewDefining Twilight: Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT (2009)

by Brian Leaf

Amble is a type of gait.” A. Vivid is a type of color . . . no, vivid means bright. B. Tyrant ...

Google previewThe Cabinet of Instruction,literature,and Amusement (1829)

Sept.16, 1828-June 27,1829

The amble is the pace most admired by the Columbians; ...

Google previewK-9 Structure & Terminology (2017)

by Edward M Gilbert Jr., Thelma R Brown

The word amble is quite variable in meaning. As used by horsemen, an amble is a slow gait that has a footfall pattern about the same as the pace. In the pace ...

Google previewMoon Montana & Wyoming (2017)

by Carter G. Walker

A nice leisurely amble is the 2-mile out-and-back trail to Pine Creek Falls. Hard- core hikers could hike the steep but mostly shaded 10 miles to Pine Creek Lake. Suce Creek, Deep Creek, and Mill Creek all have first-rate trails and stunning ...

Google previewNorthumberland

Amble is a potential outlet for the northern part of the coalfield.

Google previewDefining Eclipse: Vocabulary Workbook for Unlocking the SAT, ACT, GED, and SSAT (2010)

by Brian Leaf

Amble is a leisurely walk . . . yes! C. Jog is a slow walk . . . no.

Google previewBiology, Medicine, and Surgery of Elephants (2006)

by Murray E. Fowler, Susan K. Mikota

The amble is the medium-to-rapid gait of the elephant. Ankylosis (ankyloses, pi.) — The fusion of a joint due to disease, injury, or surgery. May be partial, associated with pain, or complete (often without pain), but may cause a mechanical ...

Google previewThe Farrier's and Horseman's Complete Dictionary ... The Third Edition (1766)

by Thomas Wallis (Surgeon)

AMBLE, or AM BLING, a peculiar kind of pace, wherein a horfe's two legs, of the fame fide, move at the fame time. The ambling horse changes fides at each remove ; two legs of a fide being always in the air, and two on the ground at the fame ...

Google previewThe Horse-Lover's Encyclopedia (2017)

A-Z Guide - Barrel Racing, Breeds, Cinch, Cowboy Curtain, Dressage, Driving, Foaling, Gaits, Grooming, Legging Up, Mustang, Piebald, Reining, Snaffle Bits, Steeple-Chasing, Tail Braiding, Trail Riding, English and Western, and So Much More by Jessie Haas

amble • a An ancient hot-blooded breed developed in Turkmenistan. The name ( AK-hal Tech-ay) means “pure Turkmen.” Beautiful and fast, with a soft gliding gait and legendary powers of endurance, Turkmen horses were highly valued in the ...

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If you urge the donkey on, you'll arrive late, if you let the donkey amble, you'll arrive early.
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Scrabble value of A1M3B3L1E1

The value of this 5-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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