Colt meaning

kōlt
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The definition of a colt is a young male horse or donkey, or an inexperienced young person.

An example of a colt is a baby horse.

An example of a colt is a young man who is learning a trade.

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A young male horse.
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(nautical) A short piece of rope once used by petty officers to urge men to work.
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(person) 1814-62; U.S. inventor of a type of revolver.
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To frisk or frolic like a colt; to act licentiously or wantonly.
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A young male horse, especially an ungelded racehorse less than five years old, or a young male of another equine species.
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A youthful or inexperienced person; a novice.
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A young, inexperienced person.
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A young male horse, donkey, etc.; specif., a Thoroughbred four years of age or under or a Standardbred three years of age.
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Origin of colt

  • Middle English from Old English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition