Christ Almighty. Just think that Ted Williams is out there, one Mac n’ Cheese ad under his belt, drunk as a skunk and perambulating the streets.


Verb (Transitive)

  1. To walk through or over; traversing.
  2. To travel over for the purpose of surveying or examining.
  3. To inspect officially the boundaries of, as of a town or parish, by walking over the whole line.

Verb (Intransitive)

  1. To walk about; to ramble; to stroll.

Synonyms

amble, meander, mosey, promenade, ramble, saunter


Pronunciations

  • /pəɹˈæmbjəˌleɪt/

Origin

Borrowed from Latin perambulō, perambulātus.


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Perambulate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/perambulate. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “perambulate”, accessed October 22, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/perambulate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Perambulate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/perambulate


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