the trots

Definition of the trots

informal
:diarrhea (an illness that causes a person to pass waste from the body very frequently and in liquid rather than solid form)

Word by Word Definitions

trot play trots
  1. : to ride, drive, or proceed at a trot

  2. : to proceed briskly : hurry

  3. : to cause to go at a trot

  1. : a moderately fast gait of a quadruped (such as a horse) in which the legs move in diagonal pairs

  2. : a jogging gait of a human that falls between a walk and a run

  3. : a ride on horseback

  1. : trotline

  1. : an adherent of Trotskyism : trotskyist, trotskyite


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