Definition of locomote in English:


Line breaks: loco|mote
Pronunciation: /ˈləʊkəməʊt


[no object] technical or humorous
Move from one place to another: an amphibious fish that has the ability to locomote on land forget the car and locomote by other means
More example sentences
  • Many animals that locomote by legs possess adhesive pads.
  • Attempts to locomote above some maximum speed often results in postural failure of the animal.
  • The more stable design of fast swimming cetaceans may limit these animals to locomoting and foraging in pelagic habitats.


mid 19th century: back-formation from locomotion.

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