- The action of the verb trot.
- Trotting along the avenue was relaxing.
- Present participle of trot.
Variant of trot
intransitive verbtrotted, trotting
- to move, ride, drive, run, or go at a trot
- to move quickly; hurry; run
Origin of trotMiddle English trotten ; from Old French troter ; from Old High German trottōn, to tread: for Indo-European base see tread
to cause to go at a trot
- a gait, as of a horse, in which a front leg and the opposite hind leg are lifted at the same time
- a jogging gait of a person, between a walk and a run
- the sound of a trotting horse
- a horse race for trotters
- ☆ Slang pony ()
- Archaic an old woman: a contemptuous term
Slang a case of diarrhea
- to bring out for others to see or admire
- to submit for approval