Print

The following verbs describe the different ways of walking. Match them to the definitions given.

Click the question for the answer.

shamble, slog, stagger, stride, stroll

1. to walk in a slow relaxed manner _____

1. to walk in a slow relaxed manner stroll

2. to walk with quick long steps _____

2. to walk with quick long steps stride

3. to walk or move with difficulty _____

3. to walk or move with difficulty slog

4. to walk slowly and awkwardly with dragging one's feet _____

4. to walk slowly and awkwardly with dragging one's feet shamble

5. to walk or move unsteadily, as if one is about to fall _____

5. to walk or move unsteadily, as if one is about to fall stagger

saunter, shuffle, slink, straggle, swagger

1. to walk without lifting one' feet off the ground _____

1. to walk without lifting one' feet off the ground shuffle

2. to walk with an air of self-importance _____

2. to walk with an air of self-importance swagger

3. to walk in a slow and relaxed way without purpose _____

3. to walk in a slow and relaxed way without purpose saunter

4. to walk or move away quietly without being noticed as if from fear, shame or guilt _____

4. to walk or move away quietly without being noticed as if from fear, shame or guilt slink

5. to walk or move slowly so as to stray off course or from others _____

5. to walk or move slowly so as to stray off course or from others straggle