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trotting Line breaks: trot|ting
Pronunciation: /ˈtrɒtɪŋ/

Definition of trotting in English:


[mass noun]
Racing for trotting horses pulling a two-wheeled vehicle (a sulky) and driver: trotting has been a popular sport at country fairs Also called harness racing.
More example sentences
  • The Camp meeting is the only harness racing event in the county run under the Irish trotting and harness racing federation rules.
  • The Harness Racing Authority of NSW has sent a directive to show societies indicating that harness racing can only be conducted on registered trotting tracks.
  • The name Trotters has nothing to do with sheep's or pigs' trotters, or trotting races.

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