Examples of trait in a Sentence
This dog breed has a number of desirable traits.
honesty is one of her defining traits
Recent Examples of trait from the Web
For now, Antetokounmpo will have to settle for being the most awe-inspiring player in the NBA, a trait that holds up well in photos along with videos:
His specialty is inducing ground balls, a trait that plays well with the Rockies’ skilled infielders and the thin air at Coors Field.
Both traits, Taggart has stressed, must be mastered to become the starting quarterback.
Glenbrook South sophomore forward Makayla Stadler said Vanderveen possesses one of the most important personality traits for a keeper — a short memory.
During that review, Peerwani said forensic pathologists discovered something previously missed by Bao in his autopsy of Phaneese in 2011 — the girl had sickle cell trait.
Moton took repetitions on the sled at right guard and tackle, displaying two very important traits: Comfort in bursting out of a three-point stance, and excellent pad-level against the would-be defensive lineman.
Chase also shows the ability to be an effective blocker in the running game--a trait that too often gets overlooked.
Fossils show bird-like traits including feathers, light bones, air sacs and three-digit forelimbs.
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Origin and Etymology of trait
Middle French, literally, act of drawing, from Latin tractus — more at tract
First Known Use: 1589
TRAIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of trait for English Language Learners
: a quality that makes one person or thing different from another
TRAIT Defined for Kids
Definition of trait for Students
: a quality that makes one person, animal, or thing different from another
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