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Definition of "fox-trot" [fox• trot•-trot]

  • A pace like that which is adopted for a few steps, by a horse, when passing from a walk into a trot, or a trot into a walk. (noun)
  • A ballroom dance for couples in quadruple time, combining short and long and fast and slow steps in fixed sequences. (noun)
  • To dance the foxtrot. (verb-intransitive)

Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)

Use "fox-trot" in a sentence
  • "The most influential of the new dances, which scholars cite as the sources of both swing dance and the gyrations at early rock-and-roll dances, were the turkey trot, the fox-trot, the Charleston, and the Texas Tommy."
  • "(Meanwhile, Mike "the Situation" lives on at Dancing With the Stars and even got the encore spot on the results show, giving me another chance to fast-forward through his freaky and Frankenstein-ian futuristic fox-trot.)"
  • "An old-fashioned band played music from decades past, and young couples did the fox-trot or the waltz or other dances that had long gone out of style."