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Definition of Rut

Rut

  1. Sexual desire or oestrus of deer, cattle, and various other mammals; heat; also, the period during which the oestrus exists.
  2. Roaring, as of waves breaking upon the shore; rote. See Rote.
  3. To have a strong sexual impulse at the reproductive period; -- said of deer, cattle, etc.
  4. To cover in copulation.
  5. A track worn by a wheel or by habitual passage of anything; a groove in which anything runs. Also used figuratively.
  6. To make a rut or ruts in; -- chiefly used as a past participle or a participial adj.; as, a rutted road.

Rut Quotations

Good intentions never change anything. They only become a deeper and deeper rut.
Joyce Meyer

Every year I try to grow as a player and not get stuck in a rut. I try to improve my game in every way possible. But that trait is not something I've worked on, it's part of me.
Lionel Messi

I tend to do something for two years then move on to something new. Yoga, then biking, then weight lifting, then back to biking. The moment it feels like a rut, I switch and search for a new love. It's like having a midlife crisis, but without the new wife or cheesy BMW.
Brad Meltzer

People are incapable of stereotyping you; you stereotype yourself because you're the one who accepts roles that put you in this rut or in this stereotype.
Eva Mendes

Many people are in a rut and a rut is nothing but a grave - with both ends kicked out.
Vance Havner
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Rut Translations

rut in German is Wagenspur
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