Definition of dogtrot in English:


Pronunciation /ˈdäɡträt/ /ˈdɑɡtrɑt/

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  • 1in singular A gentle easy trot.

    run, jogtrot, dogtrot, trot, lope
  • 2North American (in the southern US) an open-ended passage that runs through the center of a house, flanked by two enclosed living spaces.

intransitive verbdogtrots, dogtrotting, dogtrotted

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  • Move at a dogtrot.

    • ‘they dogtrotted back up the path’
    sprint, race, dart, rush, dash, hasten, hurry, scurry, scuttle, scamper, hare, bolt, bound, fly, gallop, career, charge, pound, shoot, hurtle, speed, streak, whizz, zoom, sweep, go like lightning, go hell for leather, go like the wind, flash, double