Definition of sedately in US English:



  • See sedate

    • ‘I took a deep breath, turned on my turn-signal, made an easy right turn, and sedately left the neighborhood.’
    • ‘In Tbilisi, however, they do things somewhat more sedately.’
    • ‘A line of loaded camels, walking sedately on a track of their own.’
    • ‘I managed to do the dishes before I sedately walked to the bath.’
    • ‘The cars drift sedately along for an hour and a half, passing through green tunnels of moss-clad trees and misty clouds.’