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
2 ride at a trot
- Rhymes: -ɒt
- a gait of horses between walk and canter, a diagonal gait, i.e., in which diagonal pairs of legs move together.
- a gait of a person faster than a walk
- a toddler
- (informal)the trots: Diarrhoea/diarrhea.
- : A moderately rapid dance.
- A moderately common abbreviation, a mildly negative epithet for Trotskyist
- An ugly old woman
- (New Zeland) A run of luck or fortune.
- He's had a good trot, but his luck will end soon.
a gait of horses
- Polish: kłus
to walk rapidly
- Russian: спешить
- drone (male bee)
Torres Strait Creole
EtymologyFrom English throat.
Trots may mean:
alliteration, amble, amplification, assonance, bag, bat, beldam, biddy, bilingual text, bound, bring out, burst, burst of speed, bustle, canter, caracole, chime, clavis, come out with, crib, crone, curvet, dame, dash, dead run, decipherment, decoding, dingdong, display, dogtrot, dowager, drab, drag, drag out, dredge up, drone, droop, exhibit, faithful translation, flank speed, flat-out speed, flaunt, flounce, forced draft, fox-trot, free translation, frisk, frump, full gallop, gait, gallop, get, git, gloss, glossary, go on horseback, grandam, grandmother, granny, hack, hag, hand gallop, harping, hasten, headlong rush, heavy right foot, high lope, hightail, hitch, hobble, hop, hop along, horse, hotfoot, humdrum, hurry, hustle, interlinear, interlinear translation, interpretation, jingle, jingle-jangle, jog, jog trot, key, leap, limp, lock step, loose translation, lope, lurch, make tracks, maximum speed, metaphrase, mince, mincing steps, monotone, monotony, mount, near rhyme, old battle-ax, old dame, old girl, old granny, old lady, old trot, old wife, old woman, open throttle, pace, paddle, paraphrase, piaffe, piaffer, pitter-patter, plunge, pony, prance, race, rack, recite, repeat, repeated sounds, repetitiousness, repetitiveness, restatement, rewording, rhyme, ride bareback, ride hard, roll, run, rush, saunter, scamper, scoot, scud, scurry, scuttle, shamble, show, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, singsong, skedaddle, slant rhyme, slink, slither, slouch, slowness, spring, sprint, spurt, stagger, stale repetition, stalk, step, step along, step lively, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, swagger, swing, take horse, tedium, tittup, toddle, totter, transcription, translation, transliteration, tread, trip, trot out, unnecessary repetition, velocity, waddle, walk, war-horse, wide-open speed, witch