Definition of 'loping'
Example sentences containing 'loping'
He left me then and went loping across the wet grey detritus to where the tractor was still shovelling dirt.HIGH STAND (2004)
Then Hoover overtook them, loping ahead, picking up the rank smell which even the storm could not eradicate.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE (2004)
Then she turned and walked away with long, loping steps, following the boys where they had disappeared round the corner to George Square.THREE KINDS OF KISSING - SCOTTISH SHORT STORIES (2004)
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