saunterer


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Synonyms for saunterer

someone who walks at a leisurely pace

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And here we discover the full significance of Thoreau's idea that the road is only "laid out": the road will never be finished because our-presence as saunterers on the road is forever required in order to complete it in the present moment.
He who sits still in a house all the time may be the greatest vagrant of all; but the saunterer, in the good sense, is no more vagrant than the meandering river, which is all the while sedulously seeking the shortest course to the sea.
The sexual/bodily disgust of the last novel, 'The Saunterer,' vanishes in Wilde Eve.
He became well-known in the West Riding when he began to write as the Saunterer for the Bradford Observer, covering such topics as folklore, eccentrics, scandals, superstitions and of course, literary and cultural matters.
But the saunterer, in a good sense, is no more vagrant than the meandering river .
The ninth annual Preakness Stakes was won by Saunterer, with a time of 2:40 1/2.
I have met with but one or two persons in the course of my life who understood the art of Walking, that is, of taking walks,--who had a genius, so to speak, for sauntering: which word is beautifully derived "from idle people who roved about the country, in the Middle Ages, and asked charity, under pretense of going a la Sainte Terre," to the Holy Land, till the children exclaimed, "There goes a Sainte-Terrer," a Saunterer, a Holy-Lander.
The true capital-W walker, or saunterer, is equally at home everywhere, he tells us, and the idea of joining this select company captured my imagination.
Even if a stereotype is a stereotype is a stereotype, it bears emphasizing that Huck is anything but a classical peregrinus, incorrigible itinerant, compulsive wonderer, notorious rambler, habitual rover, dedicated stroller, enthusiastic saunterer, inveterate globe-trotter, bird of passage, or netscape navigator.