trotter


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

trotter

1. The foot of an animal, especially that of a pig, when prepared as food. I nearly got sick when she said the stew contained trotters. I know it's off-putting to eat trotters, but my mom's menudo recipe is absolutely delicious!
2. slang A person's foot Our trotters sure were sore after all that walking! I've been on my trotters all day, so I'm just going to spend the evening on the sofa.

trotters

1. n. pig’s feet. Pickled trotters are good in the summer.
2. n. the feet. Sit down and give your trotters a rest.
See also: trotter
References in classic literature ?
Trotter, in conclusion, 'that's not to be told to everybody.
Trotter smiled, and holding his glass in his left hand, gave four distinct slaps on the pockets of his mulberry indescribables with his right, as if to intimate that his master might have done the same without alarming anybody much by the chinking of coin.
'I know that,' said Job Trotter, turning upon his companion a countenance of deep contrition, and groaning slightly, 'I know that, and that's what it is that preys upon my mind.
'Who'd believe me?' replied Job Trotter. 'The young lady's considered the very picture of innocence and discretion.
Trotter. 'I might have some hope of preventing the elopement; but there's the same difficulty, Mr.
'My mas'r's the man you want, I see.' And after a slight resistance on the part of Job Trotter, Sam led his newly-found friend to the apartment of Mr.
'I am very sorry to betray my master, sir,' said Job Trotter, applying to his eyes a pink checked pocket-handkerchief about six inches square.
Trotter's tears with considerable impatience, 'blow this 'ere water-cart bis'ness.
'It is a large, old, red brick house, just outside the town, Sir,' replied Job Trotter.
'This very night, sir,' replied Job Trotter. 'That is what alarms me so much.'
Trotter, 'my master and I, being in the confidence of the two servants, will be secreted in the kitchen at ten o'clock.
'Because they live one hundred miles from here, sir,' responded Job Trotter.
Trotter made another bow, and turned to depart, when Mr.
'There is no fear of my forgetting it, sir,' replied Job Trotter. With these words he left the room, followed by Sam.
Short, then, or Trotters, as the reader pleases, returned unto the remonstrance of his friend Mr Thomas Codlin a jocose answer calculated to turn aside his discontent; and applying himself with great relish to the cold boiled beef, the tea, and bread and butter, strongly impressed upon his companions that they should do the like.