jog´trot´ter

1. a slow, regular trot, such as that of a horse: »

Suddenly he slowed his long, effortless jog trot up to the steep road (Atlantic).

2. Figurative. a routine or humdrum way of doing things: »

the monotonous jog trot of daily life.

jog|trot «JOG TROT», verb, -trot|ted, -trot|ting, adjective.
–v.i.
to go or move at a jog trot.
–adj.
routine; humdrum; monotonous: »

Honest, jogtrot men who go on smoothly and dully (Oliver Goldsmith).

jog´trot´ter, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • jog|trot — jog trot, 1. a slow, regular trot, such as that of a horse: »Suddenly he slowed his long, effortless jog trot up to the steep road (Atlantic). 2. Figurative. a routine or humdrum way of doing things: »the monotonous jog trot of daily life.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • jog trot — noun an easy gait of a horse; midway between a walk and a trot • Hypernyms: ↑gait * * * noun Etymology: jog (II) + trot 1. : a slow regular jolting gait 2. : a routine habit or method persistently adhered to : a slo …   Useful english dictionary


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