Oscar forecasters like to trot out old statistics when deciding who will win which awards.
The two trot out one of the most chilling villains yet: Henri Benoit, a hired killer who targets young women.
And, of course, they trot out the Constitution to justify their actions, much as the slave holders did 150 years earlier.
So now you trot out the King and Queen of Pingaree as quick as you can.
Just stack up your pile alongside of that and then trot out your snakelet.'
You trot out your cold-blooded worldly wisdom, and then you grin at it.
trot out Mr. Allen, somebody, and let him take a toot at it.
"trot out your 'different' suggestion, Josephine," said her chum.
If you had to make an excuse, why didnt you trot out your weak heart again?
You have only to say eenie meenie down the list, and trot out a brunette or a blonde.
c.1300, from Old French trot (12c.), from troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton (cf. Old High German trotton "to tread"), from a variant of the Germanic base of tread (v.). The trots "diarrhea" is recorded from 1808 (cf. the runs).
late 14c., from Old French troter "to trot, to go," from Frankish *trotton (see trot (n.). Italian trottare, Spanish trotar also are borrowed from Germanic. To trot (something) out originally (1838) was in reference to horses; figurative sense of "produce and display for admiration" is slang first recorded 1845. Related: Trotted; trotting.
A child whose accomplishments or other attributes are used by the parents to impress others: The star athlete became the trophy child for the stepfather