Definition of trotting in English:

trotting

noun

  • [mass noun] Racing for trotting horses pulling a two-wheeled vehicle (a sulky) and driver:

    ‘trotting has been a popular sport at country fairs’
    Also called harness racing
    • ‘The first of these new machines were used at a trotting meeting in WA in 1916 and at Randwick racecourse in Sydney in 1917.’
    • ‘A grandstand believed to have been at the trotting track since early in the century was shifted to the new football ground, where it offered a lofty view over the valley.’
    • ‘The Camp meeting is the only harness racing event in the county run under the Irish trotting and harness racing federation rules.’
    • ‘The Harness Racing Authority of NSW has sent a directive to show societies indicating that harness racing can only be conducted on registered trotting tracks.’
    • ‘The name Trotters has nothing to do with sheep's or pigs' trotters, or trotting races.’

Pronunciation:

trotting

/ˈtrɒtɪŋ/