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verb trot pronunciation in British English /trɒt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participletrotting
past tensetrotted
past participletrotted
  1. 1
    [intransitive] if a horse or other animal trots, it moves more quickly than when walking but does not run

    The grey horse came trotting gracefully across the field.

    Synonyms and related words
    1. a.
      [intransitive/transitive] to ride on a horse that is trotting

      We trotted towards the first fence.

    See also canter1
  2. 2
    [intransitive] to walk with short quick steps
    trot into/along/after etc:

    He hurried off, his assistants trotting after him.

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