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English definition of “canter”


verb [I] uk   /ˈkæn.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
If a horse canters, it moves at quite a fast but easy and comfortable speed: The riders cantered round the field a few times.Horse ridingHorse racingAnimal (non-human) behaviour
noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
The horses set off at a canter.Horse ridingHorse racingAnimal (non-human) behaviour
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