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Shamble   /ʃˈæmbəl/   Listen
Shamble

noun
1.
Walking with a slow dragging motion without lifting your feet.  Synonyms: shambling, shuffle, shuffling.






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"Shamble" Quotes from Famous Books



... and frequent, we managed to shamble down the beach, where we again dumped our cargo, ...
— Omoo: Adventures in the South Seas • Herman Melville

... Eliphalet. His blood was sluggish, but it could be made to beat faster. The ladies he had met at Miss Crane's were not of this description. As he came forward, embarrassment made him shamble, and for the first time in his life he was angrily conscious of a poor figure. Her first question dashed out ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... and such a Sabbath as followed! Ex officio professors of Sabbath breaking are all whalemen. The ivory Pequod was turned into what seemed a shamble; every sailor a butcher. You would have thought we were offering up ten thousand red oxen ...
— Moby Dick; or The Whale • Herman Melville



Words linked to "Shamble" :   shuffling, shuffle, walking, shambling, scuff, drag, walk, scuffle



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