fox trot: Meaning and Definition of

fox' trot"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a social dance, in quadruple meter, performed by couples, characterized by various combinations of slow and quick steps.
  2. a pace, as of a horse, consisting of a series of short steps, as in slackening from a trot to a walk.


Pronunciation: (foks'trot"), [key]
— -trot•ted, -trot•ting.
  1. to dance a fox trot.


Pronunciation: (foks'trot"), [key]
— n.
  1. a word used in communications to represent the letter F.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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