Gait – A person's manner of walking
To remember the definition of the word gait, use the following mnemonic:
At the gate (gait) she slipped and this left her with a certain manner of walking.
Examples of gait in a sentence
He had the gait of a penguin, very slow and shuffling.
Jane has a very fast gait and was easily annoyed by people who walked slowly.
The athletes gait would have to be improved if he hoped to compete to win.