trot Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “trot” - English Dictionary

"trot" in American English

See all translations

trotverb [I always + adv/prep]

us   /trɑt/
(of a horse or other animal with four legs) to move in a way that is slightly faster than walking
A person who trots runs slowly: She trotted along behind them, determined to keep up.
trot
noun [C usually sing] us   /trɑt/
The horse was moving at a slow trot.
(Definition of trot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"trot" in British English

See all translations

trotverb

uk   /trɒt/ us   /trɑːt/ -tt-
  • trot verb (HURRY)

[I usually + adv/prep] informal When people trot somewhere, they go there in a quick or busy way: She came trotting down the street after me.
See also
[I + adv/prep] mainly UK to speak or do something too quickly: She was rather nervous and trotted through her speech a bit too quickly.

trotnoun

uk   /trɒt/ us   /trɑːt/
(Definition of trot from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of trot?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

ray

a narrow beam of light, heat, etc. travelling in a straight line from its place of origin

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More