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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The way someone or something walks.

Usage examples (38)
  • After the horse stumbled, the jockey was concerned about its gait.
  • It was written all over him, -- in gait and feature and dress.
  • His gait is a little off; he's not exactly rock-solid in the hind end.
  • His eyes are hollow, his face drawn, and his gait is like watching a man walk on eggs. for more
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  • The horse's "gait" (a way of walking or running) increased as it approached the "gate" (a movable barrier).
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