Foxtrot

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Fox·trot \ ˈfäks-ˌträt \

Definition of Foxtrot

a communications code word for the letter f

First Known Use of foxtrot

1952


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fox-trot

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noun \ ˈfäks-ˌträt \

Definition of fox-trot

1 :a short broken slow trotting gait in which the hind foot of the horse hits the ground a trifle before the diagonally opposite forefoot
2 :a ballroom dance in duple time with slow walking steps, quick running steps, and the step of the two-step

First Known Use of fox-trot

1872


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fox-trot

verb

Definition of fox-trot

intransitive verb
:to dance the fox-trot

First Known Use of fox-trot

1916


FOXTROT Defined for English Language Learners

fox-trot

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Definition of fox-trot for English Language Learners

  • : a formal dance that includes slow walking steps and quick running steps; also : the music for this dance



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