pertaining to or adapted for saltation.
proceeding by abrupt movements.
- un·sal·ta·to·ry, adjective
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How to use saltatory in a sentence
There was a platform at one end, where the musicians sat when saltatory fêtes were held, and on this I mounted to 'take a view.'
A dance is generally a grand affair with the native, combining as it does dress with dramatic and saltatory exhibitions.The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 1 | Hubert Howe Bancroft
This avowal preceded his saltatory approach to Roman Catholicism.Prophets of Dissent | Otto Heller
We have seen that the notion of sudden changes—saltatory actions in nature—has received countenance from Professor Huxley.On the Genesis of Species | St. George Mivart
She found him, all in all, saltatory but never vicious; a stout pull of the rein always brought him to terms.An Ambitious Woman | Edgar Fawcett