fox trot

fox trot
fox trot fox" trot`, foxtrot fox"trot` . a ballroom dance for couples in quadruple time, combining short and long and fast and slow steps in fixed sequences.

Syn: fox-trot. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • FOX-TROT — FOX TR Danse de société, d’origine nord américaine (apparue vers 1912), de rythme binaire (mesure à 2 ou à 4 temps), de tempo rapide, avec pas marchés fortement accentués et pas de fantaisie précipités, pivotés ou croisés. Fox trot signifie… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fox|trot — fox trot, 1. a ballroom dance in in time having both slow and quick steps. 2. the music for it. 3. a gait (of a horse or other four footed animal) between a trot and a walk, made up of short steps. fox trot «FOKS TROT», intransitive verb,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fox trot — Fox Fox (f[o^]ks), n.; pl. {Foxes}. [AS. fox; akin to D. vos, G. fuchs, OHG. fuhs, foha, Goth. fa[ u]h[=o], Icel. f[=o]a fox, fox fraud; of unknown origin, cf. Skr. puccha tail. Cf. {Vixen}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A carnivorous animal of the genus… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fox trot — also fox trot, foxtrot, pace with short steps, such as a fox s, 1872, from FOX (Cf. fox) + TROT (Cf. trot). As a type of popular dance, from 1915 …   Etymology dictionary

  • fox-trot — (ingl.) m. Baile de ritmo binario, de origen anglosajón, que fue muy popular en los años veinte. * * * foxtrot o fox trot. (Del ingl. fox trot, literalmente, paso del zorro ). m. Baile de ritmo cortado y alegre, originario de los Estados Unidos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • fox trot — ☆ fox trot n. 1. a slow gait in which a horse moves its forelegs in a trot and its hind legs in a long striding pace 2. a) a dance for couples in 4/4 time with a variety of steps, both fast and slow b) the music for such a dance fox trot vi. fox… …   English World dictionary

  • fox-trot — foxtrot fox trot v. i. To dance the foxtrot. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fox-trot — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} danza a ritmo di ragtime inventata negli Stati Uniti nel 1912 e diffusasi in Europa nel primo dopoguerra {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1919. ETIMO: ingl. fox trot propr. passo della volpe , comp. di fox 1volpe e trot… …   Dizionario italiano

  • fox-trot — fox′ trot v. i. trot•ted, trot•ting mad to dance a fox trot • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • fox-trot — s. m. Dança americana, muito em voga por volta de 1920.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

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