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Definition of mosey verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

mosey

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈməʊzi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊzi//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they mosey
BrE BrE//ˈməʊzi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊzi//
 
he / she / it moseys
BrE BrE//ˈməʊziz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊziz//
 
past simple moseyed
BrE BrE//ˈməʊzid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊzid//
 
past participle moseyed
BrE BrE//ˈməʊzid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊzid//
 
-ing form moseying
BrE BrE//ˈməʊziɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmoʊziɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive] + adv./prep. (informal) to go in a particular direction slowly and with no definite purpose He moseyed on over to the bar. I was moseying along the street, minding my own business. Word Origin early 19th cent. (originally US): of unknown origin. The original sense was ‘go away quickly’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: mosey