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Meaning of GAIT

Pronunciation:  geyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person's manner of walking
  2. [n]  a horse's manner of moving
  3. [n]  the rate of moving (especially walking or running)

GAIT is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: pace
 See Also: angry walk, beats per minute, bpm, canter, double time, flounce, gallop, hitch, hobble, jog trot, limp, locomotion, lope, lurch, M.M., metronome marking, pacing, prance, quick time, rack, rate, roll, saunter, single-foot, skip, stagger, stalk, strut, stumble, swagger, travel, trot, waddle, walk, walking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gait\, n. [See {Gate} a way.]
1. A going; a walk; a march; a way.

         Good gentleman, go your gait, and let poor folks
         pass.                                 --Shak.

2. Manner of walking or stepping; bearing or carriage while

         'T is Cinna; I do know him by his gait. --Shak.

Medical Dictionary
 Definition: pattern of locomotion.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Gait is one's manner of walking.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: amble, bat, career, celerity, clip, drag, droop, flounce, gallop, hitch, hobble, jog, lick, limp, lock step, lurch, mince, mincing steps, pace, paddle, piaffer, prance, progress, quickness, rack, rapidity, rate, roll, saunter, scuttle, shamble, shuffle, sidle, single-foot, slink, slither, slouch, slowness, stagger, stalk, step, stride, stroll, strolling gait, strut, swagger, swiftness, swing, toddle, totter, travel, tread, trot, velocity, waddle, walk