The Globetrotter’s Glossary: Word of the Day is Gasperambulation



Gasperambulation (n.)

Variables: Gasperambulate, Gasperambulating.

Roots: Gasper & Perambulation. (Click on the links to find the meanings of the root words on Merriam-Webster Dictionary).

Definition: The act of walking or travelling around a city, parish, or local place while smoking (usually cigarette, but also other articles of tobacco consumption).

Example: Algernon’s curiosity was excited when he saw the same man—for the third consecutive week—gasperambulating round the square, in Fitzrovia, just as he was about to enter his apartment.


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