Definition of Dogtrot

1. Noun. A steady trot like that of a dog.

Generic synonyms: Jog, Lope, Trot



Definition of Dogtrot

1. Noun. A steady trotting motion similar to that of a dog. ¹

2. Noun. (''Southern US'') A breezeway, open passageway, or open hallway between two sections of a house. ¹

3. Noun. (''Southern US'') A type of house with an open breezeway or hallway between two sections of a house. ¹

4. Verb. To move at the pace of a dogtrot ¹

5. Adjective. (''Southern US'') The design or form of house with an open breezeway or hallway between two sections of a house ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dogtrot

1. to move at a steady trot [v -TROTTED, -TROTTING, -TROTS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dogtrot

dogsled mail
dogsledded
dogsledder
dogsledders
dogsledding
dogsleds
dogsleep
dogsleeps
dogstar
dogstooth check
dogteeth
dogtooth
dogtooth violet
dogtown
dogtowns
dogtrot (current term)
dogtrots
dogtrotted
dogtrotting
dogvane
dogvanes
dogwalker
dogwalkers
dogwash
dogwashes
dogwatch
dogwatches
dogwhip
dogwhips
dogwise

Literary usage of Dogtrot

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1. A French-English Military Technical Dictionary by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1899)
"jog-, dog-, trot. I rol liner, v. п., (man.) to step short in trotting; to go a jog trot; to dogtrot; ..."

2. Arctic Explorations: The Second Grinnell Expedition in Search of Sir John by Elisha Kent Kane (1856)
"Next, the drill of the Esquimaux dogs,—my own peculiar recreation,—a dogtrot, specially refreshing to legs that creak with every kick, and rheumatic ..."

3. A Dictionary of the English Language by Samuel Johnson, John Walker, Robert S. Jameson (1828)
"Machines of iron for burning wood upon. An iron rod, used by sawyers to fasten a log of timber to the roller at the saw-pit. dogtrot ..."

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