AskDefine | Define mosey

Dictionary Definition

mosey v : walk leisurely [syn: amble]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

southernism; conjecturally linked to vamoose and to mose about.

Verb

  1. set off, get going; to start a journey;
  2. amble.

Usage notes

  • A common word in westerns (movies).

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

amble, be getting along, buzz off, claudicate, come away, crawl, creep, depart, dogtrot, drag, drag along, drag out, drift, exit, gang along, get along, get away, get off, get on, get under way, go, go along, go away, go dead slow, go off, go on, go slow, hobble, idle, inch, inch along, jog-trot, laze, leave, limp, linger, march off, mope, move away, move off, move out, muck, poke, poke along, pull out, sashay, sashay off, saunter, shuffle along, stagger along, stroll, take flight, take wing, toddle, toddle along, totter along, traipse, up and go, waddle, walk, wing it, worm, worm along
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