mosey

[moh-zee]
verb (used without object), moseyed, moseying. Informal.
1.
to wander or shuffle about leisurely; stroll; saunter (often followed by along, about, etc.).
2.
to leave quickly; decamp.

Origin:
1820–30, Americanism; origin uncertain

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mosey (ˈməʊzɪ)
 
vb (often foll by along or on)
informal to walk in a leisurely manner; amble
 
[C19: origin unknown]

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mosey
1829, Amer.Eng. slang, of unknown origin, perhaps related to British dial. mose about "go around in a dull, stupid way." Or perhaps from Sp. vamos (see vamoose). Related: Moseyed; moseying.
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Example sentences
Learn about your subterranean surroundings as you mosey down the river.
While you wait for your meal to arrive, you can mosey around the downstairs craft shop and stock up on quality souvenirs.
As kangaroos mosey along at low speeds, they walk, using their tail as a fifth limb.
Mosey along the scenic highway through the park and pick up litter before the summer crowds begin whizzing by.
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