Definition of gait noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ɡeɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ɡeɪt//
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a way of walking He walked with a rolling gait. Word Originlate Middle English (originally Scots): variant of gate, a street in place names.Extra examples Her gait was slow and stately. I could always recognize her by the briskness of her gait. The man moved with a curious bent-over gait.
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