Simple Definition of trait
: a quality that makes one person or thing different from another
Examples of trait in a sentence
This dog breed has a number of desirable traits.
<honesty is one of her defining traits>
Origin and Etymology of trait
Middle French, literally, act of drawing, from Latin tractus — more at tract
First Known Use: 1589
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Definition of trait for Students
: a quality that makes one person, animal, or thing different from another
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