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Foxtrot

[foks-trot]
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noun
  1. a word used in communications to represent the letter F.

fox-trot

[foks-trot]
verb (used without object), fox-trot·ted, fox-trot·ting.
  1. to dance a fox trot.

Origin of fox-trot

First recorded in 1915–20
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  • A fellow who could foxtrot as he could swept all before him.

    The Portygee

    Joseph Crosby Lincoln


British Dictionary definitions for foxtrot

foxtrot

noun
  1. a ballroom dance in quadruple time, combining short and long steps in various sequences
verb -trots, -trotting or -trotted
  1. (intr) to perform this dance

Foxtrot

noun
  1. communications a code word for the letter f
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