American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to horseback riding or horseback riders.
- adj. Depicted or represented on horseback: an equestrian statue of a famous monarch.
- n. One who rides a horse or performs on horseback.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining or relating to horses or horsemanship; concerned with horses or riding; consisting in or accompanied with performances on horseback: as, a person of equestrian tastes; an equestrian picture; equestrian feats, exercise, or sports.
- Riding or represented as riding on a horse; exercising or mounted on horseback: as, equestrian performers; an equestrian statue of Washington. Equestrian statues are usually cast in bronze and mounted on a stone pedestal. Few early monuments of this kind are extant, the valuable metal they contained tempting ravagers to destroy them.
- Of or pertaining to the Roman equites or knights: as, the equestrian order. See equites.
- n. A rider on horseback; specifically, one who earns his living by performing feats of agility and skill on horseback in a circus.
- adj. of horseback riding or horseback riders
- n. an equestrian person; a horserider
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Of or pertaining to horses or horsemen, or to horsemanship.
- adj. Being or riding on horseback; mounted.
- adj. Belonging to, or composed of, the ancient Roman
- n. One who rides on horseback; a horseman; a rider.
- n. a man skilled in equitation
- adj. of or relating to or featuring horseback riding
- adj. of or relating to or composed of knights
- From Latin equester, equestr-, from eques, horseman, from equus, horse. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“The Dutch have excelled in equestrian events, swimming, cycling, and rowing.”
“The remainder came in equestrian events, rowing, and swimming.”
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“This is in response to Anderson of Camarillo, who called the equestrian community selfish pigs.”
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