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What does 'to saunter into' mean in the following sentence:
'Lamont sauntered into the grill-room like he owned the place'
To walk with a leisurely and careless gait.
Careless here means without care or concern. So in the sentence you quoted, "saunter" describes the relaxed confidence of the person being described. He projected an air of total confidence, as if he owned the place into which he sauntered.