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jog trot

noun
1.
a slow, regular, jolting pace, as of a horse.
2.
an uneventful, humdrum way of living, doing something, etc.:
a sleepy little town where life proceeded at a jog trot.
Origin of jog trot
1700-1710
1700-10
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  • Two more hours took us to Limone, at a jog trot, down a zigzag road, less abrupt in its turns than that on the other side.

  • They mounted and rode up the ridge, much of the time at a jog trot.

    Out of the Depths Robert Ames Bennet
  • They turned homeward at a jog trot that left little breath for speech; but Patty's mind was working as fast as her legs.

    Just Patty Jean Webster
  • So I started on a jog trot, trying to hit the golden mean of speed that would still leave me breath to shoot.

    The Land of Footprints Stewart Edward White
  • I went on at a jog trot till it was quite dark; then I sat down to think what I should do next.

    In the Irish Brigade G. A. Henty
  • From a rapid walk he had broken into a jog trot when he saw Trenholme vanish over the wall.

  • The storm caused by these outbreaks subsided and Trumet settled into its jog trot.

    Keziah Coffin Joseph C. Lincoln
  • "No, I'm going forward," answered Tad, putting spur to his pony and starting at a jog trot.

  • Then, for no reason, he shied again, and started off on a jog trot toward the east.

    McTeague Frank Norris
  • Presently, Dobbin came up the road at a jog trot, with Phaeton wobbling around on his back, like a ball in a fountain.

    Phaeton Rogers Rossiter Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for jog trot

jog trot

noun
1.
an easy bouncy gait, esp of a horse, midway between a walk and a trot
2.
a monotonous or regular way of living or doing something
verb -trots, -trotting, -trotted
3.
(intransitive) to move at a jog trot
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