IPA: gˈeɪt


  • Manner of walking or stepping; bearing or carriage while moving on legs.
  • (equestrianism) One of the different ways in which a horse can move, either naturally or as a result of training.
  • (UK, dialect) A sheaf of corn.
  • (UK, dialect) A charge for pasturage.


  • To teach a specific gait to a horse.

Examples of "gait" in Sentences

  • There is anorexia and an unsteady gait.
  • The trot is the working gait for a horse.
  • The gait of a dog is its quality of movement.
  • Propulsive gait is a form of gait abnormality.
  • The president's gait reveals him to be a poseur.
  • The head shakes in unison with the rhythm of the gait.
  • The gallop is also the gait of the classic race horse.
  • It is considered a symmetrical and not Isochronous gait.
  • The main characteristic of the UTS is the quadrupedal gait.
  • For example, sidewinding and lateral undulation are both gaits.
  • His gait is a little off; he's not exactly rock-solid in the hind end.
  • His eyes are hollow, his face drawn, and his gait is like watching a man walk on eggs.
  • Her gait is odd, but she is steadied by the walker and makes quite good time coming up towards me.
  • All the momentum and energy in Putin's gait comes from the left side; it is as if the right side is just along for the ride.
  • Still, I wonder if the particular gait is actually evidence for the Monkey Suit Hypothesis (or, see the first post, the absence of a suit).
  • Thus, it seems unproductive to note that TAS's gait is compliant or that it's swinging its arms widely or that it's holding its hands in an unusual position.
  • Tim Hilden, PT, ATC, is a senior physical therapist and certified athletic trainer at BCSM, who specializes in gait analysis and orthotics, as well as orthopedic foot issues.
  • It seems to me that the typical human gait is irrelevant in discussions of TAS's gait, since if it is a human, the human is likely specifically trying to show a different gait.
  • Sim was a round-shouldered curiously oafish-looking man, not large but shambling in gait, with a chubby face which was like that of an overgrown baby, and which was capable of good humor.

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