Wednesday, May 10, 2017

A mincing gate

FOUND IN A NOVEL: He approached us with a mincing gate of self-approbation.

I suspect the novelist meant gait, not gate. Self-approbation means he thinks well of himself, and gait refers to the way he walks.


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