Gait - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡeɪt|  American pronunciation of the word gait
Brit.  |ɡeɪt|  British pronunciation of the word gait


- the rate of moving (especially walking or running) (syn: pace)
- a horse's manner of moving
- a person's manner of walking


He has an awkward gait.

He was walking with an unsteady gait.

The project went forward at a steady gait.

He walked with an odd gait, a kind of shuffle, pushing his feet along the floor without lifting them.

...the stiff, gawky gait of a newborn colt...

...with a tottery gait the frail, elderly woman slowly climbed the steps of the church...

The horse walked with an unsteady gait.

See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman