verb (used without object), fox-trotted, fox-trotting.
to dance a fox trot.
a social dance, in quadruple meter, performed by couples, characterized by various combinations of slow and quick steps.
a pace, as of a horse, consisting of a series of short steps, as in slackening from a trot to a walk.
also fox-trot, foxtrot, “pace with short steps,” such as a fox’s, 1872, from fox (n.) + trot (n.). As a type of popular dance, from 1915.
[foks] /fɒks/ noun 1. James Emory (“Jimmie”; “Double X”; “The Beast”) 1907–67, U.S. baseball player.
[fok-see] /ˈfɒk si/ adjective, foxier, foxiest. 1. foxlike; cunning or crafty; slyly clever. 2. yellowish or reddish brown, as of the color of the common red fox. 3. Slang. 4. discolored or foxed: pages of a book that had become foxy. 5. (of a wine) having the pronounced flavor natural to native American grape varieties, […]
[foi] /fɔɪ/ noun 1. Chiefly Scot. a farewell gift, feast, or drink. 2. faith. n. “parting entertainment,” Scottish and dialectal, late 15c., probably ultimately from French voie “way, journey” (see voyage (n.)).
/ˈfɔɪˌbəʊt/ noun 1. (Tyneside, dialect)