verb (used without object), trot·ted, trot·ting.
verb (used with object), trot·ted, trot·ting.
- to bring forward for inspection.
- to bring to the attention of; introduce; submit: He trots out his old jokes at every party.
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Origin of trot1
usage note for trot
OTHER WORDS FROM trotun·trot·ted, adjective
Words nearby trot
Definition for trot (2 of 2)
Origin of trot2
Example sentences from the Web for trot
The whole point of being a pageant queen is to trot around in your bikini to be ogled at while feigning sexual naiveté.Miss America Hypocrisy: The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Shaming|Amanda Marcotte|July 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And, of course, they trot out the Constitution to justify their actions, much as the slave holders did 150 years earlier.The South Has Indeed Risen Again and It’s Called the Tea Party|Jack Schwartz|December 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He had to urge his horse to a trot, and he went tagging alongside the funnel to see what it would do.
Then I just have to “retrieve payload” from Coinapult, trot on back over to Blockchain and BAM!
Oscar forecasters like to trot out old statistics when deciding who will win which awards.Oscar’s Best Director: Steven Spielberg vs. David O. Russell|Ramin Setoodeh|February 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The truth is, it is not safe to trot down such mountains and hardly to ride down them at all.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
But I have some more foul way to trot through still, in your Epistles and Satyrs, &c.A Letter from Mr. Cibber to Mr. Pope|Colley Cibber
Soon he begins to trot, and, when he thinks himself out of sight, bounds off like a greyhound.Hunting the Lions|R.M. Ballantyne
To the left of us a horse snorted nervously; we heard him trot with high, springy strides to the end of his rope, and snort again.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
I don't want to go back into my life, I don't want to trot out the old 'more sinned against than sinning' cliché.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
British Dictionary definitions for trot (1 of 2)
verb trots, trotting or trotted
- one of the short lines attached to a trotline
- the trotline
- one after the otherto read two books on the trot
- busy, esp on one's feet
- NZ trotting races
Word Origin for trot
British Dictionary definitions for trot (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with trot
In addition to the idiom beginning with trot
- trot out
- hot to trot