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English definition of “trot”


verb [I usually + adv/prep] (RUN)    /trɒt/ US  /trɑːt/ (-tt-)
If a horse or similar animal with four legs trots, it runs at its slowest speed , using short steps in which a front leg and the back leg on the opposite side move together: We were trotting along the lane when a car suddenly appeared from nowhere and almost made me fall off my pony . The dog trotted down the path to greet me. → Compare canter, gallop verbAnimal (non-human) behaviour
(Definition of trot verb (RUN) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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