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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Move along with long strides.

Usage examples (38)
  • They made their horses lope so they could arrive back at the ranch by dark.
  • The dancing was the usual hippity-hop or "lope" sideways, each holding hands with his or her neighbours.
  • "I will," said Roy, as he called to his pony, who started off on a steady "lope" that rapidly carried him over the ground.
  • Presently he comes down to a long, graceful "lope," and shortly he mysteriously disappears. for more
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