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English definition of “canter”


verb [I]     /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 canter     noun [C usually singular] The horses set off at a canter.Horse ridingHorse racingAnimal (non-human) behaviour
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