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
They were the trot of a horse's hoofs and the roll of wheels, and before we reached the hall-door the bell was ringing.Willing to Die|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Out from this window the little feet could trot upon the guarded roof of a piazza.An American Girl Abroad|Adeline Trafton
Chariot-horses were trained to three paces, a walk, a trot, and a gallop.
The first condition, in order to obtain the trot backwards, is to keep the horse in a perfect cadence and as rassembl as possible.New Method of Horsemanship|F. Baucher
Fannin and Sillicum climbed up the steep hill; and, leaving their guns behind them, started on a trot for the camp.Jack the Young Canoeman|George Bird Grinnell
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