fox trot

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fox trot

a. A ballroom dance in 4/4 time, encompassing a variety of slow and fast steps.
b. The music for this dance.
2. A slow broken gait of a horse, between a trot and a walk.

fox′ trot`

1. a ballroom dance in duple meter characterized by various combinations of slow and quick steps.
2. a pace, as of a horse, consisting of a series of short steps.
[1870–75, Amer.]


v.i. -trot•ted, -trot•ting.
to dance a fox trot.
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