jog trot

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.

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  • jog|trot — jog trot, 1. a slow, regular trot, such as that of a horse: »Suddenly he slowed his long, effortless jog trot up to the steep road (Atlantic). 2. Figurative. a routine or humdrum way of doing things: »the monotonous jog trot of daily life.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jog trot — Jog Jog, n. 1. A slight shake; a shake or push intended to give notice or awaken attention; a push; a jolt. [1913 Webster] To give them by turns an invisible jog. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A rub; a slight stop; an obstruction; hence, an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jog trot — n. 1. a slow, steady trot 2. a routine, monotonous, or leisurely way of doing something …   English World dictionary

  • jog trot — jog ,trot noun count a way of running at a slow steady speed …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • jog trot — jog′ trot n. 1) a slow, regular, jolting pace, as of a horse 2) an uneventful, humdrum way of proceeding • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • jog trot — noun an easy gait of a horse; midway between a walk and a trot • Hypernyms: ↑gait * * * noun Etymology: jog (II) + trot 1. : a slow regular jolting gait 2. : a routine habit or method persistently adhered to : a slo …   Useful english dictionary

  • jog-trot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: jog trot : having the character of a jog trot : humdrum the contrast between their violence and our own jog trot existences Walter de la Mare …   Useful english dictionary

  • jog trot — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms jog trot : singular jog trot plural jog trots a way of running at a slow steady speed …   English dictionary

  • jog trot — noun (singular) a slow steady run jog trot verb (I) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • jog trot — Synonyms and related words: alliterating, alliterative, andante, assonant, beat, beaten path, belabored, blah, broken record, bureaucracy, bureaucratism, burst, burst of speed, canter, chanting, chiming, chinoiserie, claudication, cliche ridden,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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