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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A gait of a horse that is smoother but slower than a gallop.

Usage examples (37)
  • Please make the horse go into a canter as you reach the top of the hill.
  • A little phased by the whole thing which meant his canter which isn't properly established yet just didn't really happen.
  • Frank won in a canter, 6-4, 6-2 in less than an hour.
  • With that he was off at a brisk canter toward the herd. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "cantor" (church choir leader) pushed his horse to a "canter" (a horse's gait between a trot and a gallop).
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