noun \ˈkōlt\

: a young male horse

: a member of a sports team for young people

Full Definition of COLT

a :  foal; especially :  a male foal
b :  a young male horse that is usually not castrated and has not attained an arbitrarily designated age (as four years)
:  a young untried person

Examples of COLT

  1. <a colt who looked to the team's more experienced players for advice>

Origin of COLT

Middle English, from Old English; akin to Swedish dialect kult half-grown pig
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with COLT


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