a round dance, danced by couples, properly to ragtime, the step being a springy walk with little or no bending of the knees, and accompanied by a swinging motion of the body with shoulder movements up and down.
Pronunciation: (tûr'kē-trot"), [key]
—v.i., -trot•ted, -trot•ting.
to dance the turkey trot.
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