HyperDic: gait

English > 3 senses of the word gait:
NOUNtimegait, pacethe rate of moving (especially walking or running)
actgaita horse's manner of moving
actgaita person's manner of walking
gait > pronunciation
Soundsgey't
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > gait: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe rate of moving (especially walking or running).
Synonympace
Narrowerdouble timeA fast marching pace (180 steps/min) or slow jog
quick timeA normal marching pace of 120 steps per minute
BroaderrateA magnitude or frequency relative to a time unit
Spanishandares, paso, ritmo
Catalanpas, ritme
English > gait: 3 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA horse's manner of moving.
Narrowercanter, lopeA smooth three-beat gait
gallopA fast gait of a horse
jog trotAn easy gait of a horse
rack, single-footA rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
trotA gait faster than a walk
walkA slow gait of a horse in which two feet are always on the ground
Broaderlocomotion, travelself-propelled movement
Spanishandadura, andares
English > gait: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA person's manner of walking.
NarrowerflounceThe act of walking with exaggerated jerky motions
hitch, hobble, limpThe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
lurch, stumble, staggerAn unsteady uneven gait
pacingwalking with slow regular strides
rollwalking with a swaying gait
saunterA careless leisurely gait
skipA gait in which steps and hops alternate
stalk, angry walkA stiff or threatening gait
strut, prance, swaggerA proud stiff pompous gait
waddlewalking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other
Broaderwalk, walkingThe act of traveling by foot

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