Colt Definition

kōlt
colts
noun
A young male horse, donkey, etc.; specif., a Thoroughbred four years of age or under or a Standardbred three years of age.
Webster's New World
A young, inexperienced person.
Webster's New World

(nautical) A short piece of rope once used by petty officers to urge men to work.

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proper name
1814-62; U.S. inventor of a type of revolver.
Webster's New World
verb

To frisk or frolic like a colt; to act licentiously or wantonly.

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Other Word Forms of Colt

Noun

Singular:
colt
Plural:
colts

Origin of Colt

  • Middle English from Old English

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

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