Trot – meaning of the word and examples

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.

When people trot somewhere, they go there in a quick or busy way. (Cambridge Dictionary)

To ride, drive, or proceed at a trot. (Merriam – Webster)

To proceed briskly. Hurry. (Merriam – Webster)

(with reference to a horse or other quadruped) proceed or cause to proceed at a pace faster than a walk, lifting each diagonal pair of legs alternately. (Oxford Dictionaries)

If you trot somewhere, you move fairly fast at a speed between walking and running, taking small quicksteps. (Collins Dictionary)


Trot – Wikipedia.

How to trot a horse.


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