Definition of trot
- the fox trotted over the knoll
A horse trotted past us.
The batter trotted around the bases after hitting a home run.
She trotted off to help.
The little boy trotted along after his mother.
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, highball, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom;
beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it;
of a horse : to move at a speed faster than walking by stepping with each front leg at the same time as the opposite back leg
: to run at a slow, steady pace
: to move quickly
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