a slow relaxed walk We went for a stroll in the park. The beach is a leisurely ten-minute stroll away. Word Origin early 17th cent. (in the sense ‘roam as a vagrant’): probably from German strollen, strolchen, from Strolch
‘vagabond’, of unknown ultimate origin.Extra examples The beach is only a short stroll away. The shops are only a ten-minute stroll away. They took a leisurely stroll along the river bank.