AskDefine | Define shamble

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shamble n : walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet; "from his shambling I assumed he was very old" [syn: shambling, shuffle, shuffling] v : walk by dragging one's feet; "he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall" [syn: shuffle, scuffle]

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  • /ˈʃæmbl̩/
  • SAMPA: /"S

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

amble, andante, barge, bowl along, bundle, claudication, clump, crawl, creep, dead march, dogtrot, drag, droop, flounce, foot, footpace, footslog, funeral march, gait, gallop, halt, hippety-hop, hitch, hobble, hop, jog, jog trot, jolt, jump, leisurely gait, limp, lock step, lumber, lumbering pace, lunge, lurch, mince, mincing steps, pace, paddle, peg, piaffe, piaffer, plod, prance, rack, roll, sashay, saunter, scuff, scuffle, scuttle, shovel, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, skip, slink, slither, slog, slouch, slow march, slow motion, slowness, stagger, stalk, stamp, step, stomp, straddle, straggle, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, stump, swagger, swing, tittup, toddle, totter, traipse, tread, trip, trot, trudge, velocity, waddle, walk, wamble, wiggle, wobble
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