- 1[intransitive] (of a horse or its rider) to move forward at a speed that is faster than a walk and slower than a canter
- 2[transitive] trot something to ride a horse in this way She trotted her pony around the field.
- 3[intransitive] + adv./prep. (of a person or an animal) to run or walk fast, taking short quick steps The children trotted into the room.
- 4[intransitive] + adv./prep. (informal) to walk or go somewhere The guide led the way and we trotted along behind him. Idioms
- 1to be very enthusiastic about starting an activity
- 2to be excited in a sexual way
NAmE//trɑt//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they trot
he / she / it trots
past simple trotted
-ing form trotting
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