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light-footed

[lahyt-foo t-id] /ˈlaɪtˈfʊt ɪd/
adjective
1.
stepping lightly or nimbly; light of foot; nimble.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English
Related forms
light-footedly, adverb
light-footedness, noun
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Examples for light-footed
  • Heavier footfalls will create a stronger signal, and will be detected sooner than those of a light-footed hiker.
  • light-footed clapper rails were occasionally present.
  • light-footed clapper rails are secretive and harder to spot.
British Dictionary definitions for light-footed

light-footed

adjective
1.
having a light or nimble tread
Derived Forms
light-footedly, adverb
light-footedness, noun
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Slang definitions & phrases for light-footed

light-footed

adjective

Homosexual; effeminate (1955+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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