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Dictionary Definition

trot

Noun

1 a slow pace of running [syn: jog, lope]
2 radicals who support Trotsky's theory that socialism must be established throughout the world by continuing revolution [syn: Trotskyite, Trotskyist]
3 a literal translation used in studying a foreign language (often used illicitly) [syn: pony, crib]
4 a gait faster than a walk; diagonally opposite legs strike the ground together

Verb

1 run at a moderately swift pace [syn: jog, clip]
2 ride at a trot
3 cause to trot; "She trotted the horse home" [also: trotting, trotted]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a gait of horses between walk and canter, a diagonal gait, i.e., in which diagonal pairs of legs move together.
  2. a gait of a person faster than a walk
  3. a toddler
  4. (informal)the trots: Diarrhoea/diarrhea.
  5. : A moderately rapid dance.
  6. A moderately common abbreviation, a mildly negative epithet for Trotskyist
  7. An ugly old woman
  8. (New Zeland) A run of luck or fortune.
    He's had a good trot, but his luck will end soon.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Translations

a gait of horses
  • Polish: kłus

Verb

  1. To walk rapidly.
  2. In the context of "of a horse": To move at a gait between a walk and a canter.

Translations

to walk rapidly
  • Russian: спешить
(horse movement)

French

Pronunciation

  • /tʁɔ/
  • /tRO/

Noun

trot
  1. trot

Slovene

Noun

  1. drone (male bee)

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English throat.

Noun

trot

Extensive Definition

Trot may mean:
Trots may mean:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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