Promenade is a fancy word for going out walking. If you like to stroll through town in a leisurely way, then you like to take promenades.

  • Pronunciation: /,prɑmə'ned/
  • English Description: lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanitya leisurely walk (usually in some public place)
  • Synonyms: amble
  • Chinese Translation: 散步(san4 bu4)
  • Spanish Translation: paseo
  • ORIGIN: Besides meaning the nice walk you just took, the noun promenadecan also mean a special walking place for pedestrians, like a boardwalk. You can also use it as a verb, and go promenading. In Square Dance, promenade is a move where the couples walk around in a circle, and you might be familiar with the promenade at your high school — or did you just call it "Prom"?


  • The grand promenade of yesteryear is back in business.
  • The children had been sleeping all day – the two older ones on the concrete promenade, the two younger ones in the tent.

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