fox-trot fox-trot

Definition(s):

  • (n) a ballroom dance in quadruple time; combines short and long and fast and slow steps fixed sequences

Usage(s):

  1. Fast fox-trot and tango were won by a red-cheeked Scot with a pronounced burr, Roger McEwan of Glasgow.
  2. Securing your base and then moving to the center is the fundamental move of politics, like the basic steps of the fox-trot.
  3. But as I got to know her, I found myself falling in love with her quick mind, offbeat sense of humor and agility on the dance floor, where I thought I had mastered the fox-trot.

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