We are spared, thankfully, the standard liberal talisman of his saunter across the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln.
How often do you look up at the facades looming overhead as you saunter down the street?
So instead of marching into Starbucks for a morning cup of brew, saunter in for a big bowl of bud.
late 15c., santren "to muse, be in reverie," of uncertain origin despite many absurd speculations. Meaning "walk with a leisurely gait" is from 1660s, and may be a different word. Klein suggests this sense of the word derives via Anglo-French sauntrer (mid-14c.) from French s'aventurer "to take risks," but OED finds this "unlikely." Related: Sauntered; sauntering.
"a leisurely stroll," 1828, from saunter (v.). Earlier it meant "idle occupation, diversion" (1728).