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fleet-footed

[fleet-foo t-id] /ˈflitˈfʊt ɪd/
adjective
1.
able to run fast.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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  • Now imagine that the lion is a linebacker and the gazelle is a fleet-footed running back.
  • The commission dispatched a sharp-sighted fleet-footed mole.
  • And my fleet-footed orderly couldn't always find husky arms to conscript on the lonely country road.
  • They are worn for fleet-footed dances performed on tiptoe.
  • Many animals probably respectfully kept their distance when these mean-tempered, fleet-footed mammals appeared on the scene.
Contemporary definitions for fleet-footed
adjective

quick and nimble on one's feet

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