Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A moderately fast gait of a horse or other quadruped in which the legs move in diagonal pairs

Usage examples (34)
  • Quoth he, “The swindling old trot is no mother of mine; she hath cheated me and taken my clothes and a thousand dinars.”
  • I don't have a drink problem, 3 drinks on the trot is my limit.
  • A lope is easier to ride, but the trot is the natural gait of a horse, and he can keep up
  • Isachoff says the piece, titled "Castles Half and Half," is part fox trot, which is in 4, and part waltz, in 3. for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.