Definition of dogtrot in English:

dogtrot

Syllabification: dog·trot
Pronunciation: /ˈdôgˌträt
 
/

noun

1 [in singular] A gentle easy trot.
2A breezeway connecting two cabins.
More example sentences
  • The dog-trot and the house's linear form allow for natural ventilation, while additional indoor/outdoor spaces expand the house's 2010 square feet to maximize year-round enjoyment of the high-Piedmont climate.
  • From the auto court, that sequence begins with passage through a narrow dogtrot bookended by two single-car garages that resemble stylized machine sheds.

verb

[no object] Back to top  
Move at a dogtrot.
More example sentences
  • She came to a path that slowly climbed out of the gully and dog-trotted along it until she came to a sharp drop and another steep cliff, where the path disappeared.
  • Helmeted troops with semi-automatic rifles dog-trotted into the tunnel as others secured the entrance.
  • Reefered sailors dog-trotted up and down the long iron decks, flapped their cold arms against their bodies and dared not pull off their mittens to blow their noses.

Definition of dogtrot in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day envenom
Pronunciation: ɪnˈvɛnəm
verb
put poison on or into; make poisonous