canter canter  /ˈkæn tər/


  1. (n) a smooth three-beat gait; between a trot and a gallop
  2. (v) ride at a canter
  3. (v) go at a canter, of horses
  4. (v) ride at a cantering pace


  1. Increasingly, families are discovering that a brisk morning canter is not only fine exercise; it also opens up new countryeven in relatively built-up areas.
  2. A horse's three conventional speeds forwardthe walk, trot and canterwere either too slow, too fast or too uncomfortable for some early American connoisseurs.
  3. The words canter, crack and crawl were rejected.


  1. PRO: Call for labeling about money, health, choice

    James Canter earns his living by feeding people.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Victoria Advocate

  2. Adding color to downtown

    News Photo by Steve Schulwitz Josh Canter readies a pot full of flowers to be placed in Downtown Alpena on Friday.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: The Alpena News

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  1. Hughes added: "I was pleased with my lads. They kept at them and if their goalkeeper had not had such a great night, we would have won it at a canter. But frankly we were never in any danger. We should have won by a fair margin and we should have...
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: Mark Hughes Source: WalesOnline

  2. "If anyone had challenged Harold in a leadership contest he (Mr Holt) would have won it in a canter," Mr Fraser said.
    on Nov 13, 2007 By: Malcolm Fraser Source: The Age

  3. Asked which one he would ride, Nicholls said: "Put it this way, if I was in Ruby Walsh's shoes, I wouldn't get off Kauto Star. There's no way he could get off him. They quite often canter up the hill together but when they're doing fast work Denman...
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Paul Nicholls Source:

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