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fox–trot

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noun \ˈfäks-ˌträt\

Definition of fox–trot

  1. 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. 2 :  a ballroom dance in duple time with slow walking steps, quick running steps, and the step of the two-step

1872

First Known Use of fox–trot

1872


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fox–trot

verb

Definition of fox–trot

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to dance the fox-trot

1916

First Known Use of fox–trot

1916


FOX–TROT 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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