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catfooted

[kat-foo t-id] /ˈkætˌfʊt ɪd/
adjective
1.
having feet resembling those of a cat.
2.
catlike in the manner of walking; characterized by noiseless, stealthy steps:
a catfooted jewel thief.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; cat1 + footed

cat-foot

[kat-foo t] /ˈkætˌfʊt/
verb (used without object)
1.
to move in the soft, stealthy manner of a cat; pussyfoot.
Origin
1590-1600; cat1 + foot
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