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trot

trot

 
pronunciation:
trat
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: trots, trotted, trotting
definition 1: to travel quickly by moving the left front leg at the same time as the right back leg and the right front leg at the same time as the left back leg.
The horse trotted around the pasture.
definition 2: to go at a pace between a walk and a run; jog.
The toddler trotted in front of his grandfather into the park.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the gait of an animal with four legs in which the left front leg moves at the same time as the right hind leg, and the right front leg moves at the same time as the left back leg.
The horse's trot was very smooth and efficient.
definition 2: any gait between a walk and a run; brisk or jogging pace.
That athlete's awkward trot shows that she has a sore ankle.
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