trots

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NounEdit

trots

  1. plural form of trot
  2. (plural only, slang) Diarrhoea/diarrhea.
    I've had the trots all morning and haven't been able to go out.
  3. (plural only, Australia, New Zealand, US, informal, with "the") A trotting race meet; harness racing.
    • 2002, Veronica Brodie, Mary-Anne Gale, My Side of the Bridge: The Life Story of Veronica Brodie as Told to Mary-Anne Gale, Wakefield Press, South Australia, page 49,
      A lot of people used to go out to the trots at Wayville. You′d see them all dressed up in their beads and bonnets and looking all flash, going off to the trots.
    • 2006, Mike Dillon, From The Horses Mouth: The Keith Haub Story, 2010, HarperCollins New Zealand, unnumbered page,
      ‘Russ drank two bottles of Coruba rum at the races then demanded to be driven to the Auckland night trots. We hadn′t been that keen on going to the trots, but when we dropped him there we figured we might as well stay for a couple of races. []
    • 2008, J. D. Carpenter, Twelve Trees, Dundurn Press, Canada, page 24,
      I like both kinds of racing, thoroughbred and standardbred. Despite their lower social status, I like betting the trots just as much as I do the flats.
    • 2008, Drake Hokanson, Carol Kratz, Purebred & Homegrown: America′s County Fairs, Terrace Books, US, page 45,
      [] It is a fact that thousands come, pay their fee, and go straight to the amphitheater to see the trots, without whose fees premiums could not be paid to other classes.”
    • 2011, Mike Walsh, 8: From Hollywood to the Garden Suburb (and Back to Hollywood): Exhibition and Distribution in Australia, Richard Maltby, Daniel Biltereyst, Philippe Meers, Explorations in New Cinema History: Approaches and Case Studies, Wiley, page 164,
      The introduction of harness racing on Saturday nights at nearby Wayville in 1934 caused serious consequences for the rest of the 1930s as ‘the trots’ regularly attracted crowds of 20 000. When the trots began to offer free admission to children accompanying their parents, the state Exhibitors′ Association, of which Thompson was then chair, tried to agitate against this on moral grounds.

VerbEdit

trots

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of trot

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NounEdit

trots c (uncountable)

  1. pride

SynonymsEdit

  • fierheid

AdjectiveEdit

trots (comparative trotser, superlative meest trots or trotst)

  1. proud
    Zij was erg trots op haar werk.
    She was very proud of her work.

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Derived termsEdit

  • apetrots

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

trots

  1. plural form of trot

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PrepositionEdit

trots

  1. in spite of, despite (that)
    Stranden var full av barn, trots regnet.
    The beach was full of kids, despite the rain.
    De kom i tid trots att de försov sig.
    They arrived on time despite the fact that they overslept.

NounEdit

trots n

  1. rebellion (against parents)

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Related termsEdit

  • trotsa
  • trotsare
  • trotshumör
  • trotsig
  • trotsighet
  • trotsreaktion
  • trotsålder

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Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 15:52