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
Definition for trot (2 of 2)
Origin of trot2
Example sentences from the Web for trot
French media have trotted out specialists to explain the phenomenon and have generally pinpointed its origins abroad.
Each series trotted out gags that neither has attempted in years, like the previously mentioned prank phone call.The Griffins Go to Springfield: ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Family Guy’ Collide|Rich Goldstein|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the old arguments for inaction will be trotted out for the next president, as well.
Even for films whose obvious flaws have been trotted out time and again.The Witty Genius of YouTube’s CinemaSins: Everything Wrong with Your Favorite Movie|Rich Goldstein|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Five months later, de Blasio won the primary and then trotted through the finish line.
Once a party trotted by within a half-mile of us, but no one of the four men we wanted to see was in the squad.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
"She thinks that we are foundlings," said the Twins, and they trotted indoors to the evening meal.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
Captain had trotted in, and was sitting close by, looking first at one and then at the other of us quizzically.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Benny trotted to and fro, waiting upon the busy pickers, his cheeks as red as the cherries themselves.The Box-Car Children|Gertrude Chandler Warner
In the meantime he was completely infatuated, and trotted about after Sarah like an old turkey cock.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
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