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equestrian

e·ques·tri·an

equestrian

 
 
pronunciation:
ih kwe stri n
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or concerning horseback riding or horsemanship.
Equestrian events show the skill of both horse and rider.
definition 2: depicting an individual mounted on a horse.
Union Square Park in New York city contains an equestrian statue of George Washington.
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part of speech: noun
definition: one who rides horseback, esp. a highly trained rider.
My father was a true equestrian, but I've never had much skill in riding.
derivation: equestrianism (n.)