sauntered, past tense; saunters, 3rd person singular present; sauntered, past participle; sauntering, present participle;
Walk in a slow, relaxed manner, without hurry or effort
Adam sauntered into the room
A leisurely stroll
a quiet saunter down the road
stroll: walk leisurely and with no apparent aim
a careless leisurely gait; "he walked with a kind of saunter as if he hadn't a care in the world"
amble: a leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
Thoreau, who wrote magnificently about the pleasures of walking aimlessly through nature, insisted that saunterers were, by virtue of their mode of ambulating, not just going toward but already in the Saint Terre. A lovely idea, and not far wrong, etymologically. ...
(rhymes with, lawn ter): stroll, walk leisurely. On a Sunday afternoon when you're hanging out with your friends, you don't power walk around the neighborhood, you saunter.