Promenade is an English word ?
Promenade could be the synonym of hiking or talking a walk ?
- bluebellbkkLv 712 months ago
The word is certainly in the English language, but it came into English from French, meaning a stroll. It is NOT a synonym for energetic walking or hiking.
- 12 months ago
Yes...to walk and talk along the way.
- busterwasmycatLv 712 months ago
it is a word derived from french, and it refers to a walk or stroll, and to a place which is designed for taking a walk or stroll, often because of views or pleasant surroundings. It can even be used as a verb, although not commonly. There is even a certain old dance style, and the music for dancing in that style. It has quite a variety of meanings and uses.
But to answer the question, a promenade can be a synonym for a walk. Not so much a hike though, because a hike implies exertion, and a promenade has a definite idea of relaxation.
- geezerLv 712 months ago
It originally derives from a French word
It means ''to take stroll or walk in a public place for pleasure''
but it can also be the name of the path that you walk long .. especially it's at the seaside.
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- Anonymous12 months ago
It is now. It can be a leisurely stroll - such as one might take along the seafront.
It is borrowed from the French verb to walk. Other european borrowings are corniche, where the path is cut into a cliffside rather than at beach level.
It is also used in a shortened form as a dance or concert - hence Prom or the Proms (Annual Promenade Concerts in the Royal Albert Hall where part of the audience stands).
- 12 months ago
No, a French word , meaning walk
- Mark IXLv 712 months ago
In the Victorian era you would promenade. I've never heard of it being a synonym of hiking.