verb (used with or without object)
Words nearby canter
Origin of canter1
Definition for canter (2 of 4)
Definition for canter (3 of 4)
verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of cant2
OTHER WORDS FROM cantcant·ic, adjective
Definition for canter (4 of 4)
adjective Scot. and North England.
Origin of cant3
Example sentences from the Web for canter
This is where I was a little less impressed by the things Canter had to say.
Canter says the operations in those 10 states will look like this.
Canter acknowledges that the Democrats talk about “field” in every off-year election.
Look also, Canter says, at what happened in Montana and North Dakota in 2012.
“This race is going to surprise a lot of people,” says Canter.Democrats Are on Track to Retain Control of Senate|Eleanor Clift|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You—you are not inclined for a canter round Summer Hill before breakfast?'The Pool in the Desert|Sara Jeanette Duncan
What have you registered your own special toy, that you canter so vigorously around the world?A Speckled Bird|Augusta J. Evans Wilson
They then put on the saddles and bridles which they had brought with them, and went off at a canter across the plains.Redskin and Cow-Boy|G. A. (George Alfred) Henty
They give the idea, however, of great strength combined with fleetness; and the animal is observed to canter with great velocity.Delineations of the Ox Tribe|George Vasey
Ellis set off at a canter, and Barbara's mount kept close at his heels.The Lost Wagon|James Arthur Kjelgaard