Light-foot
Light-foot Light"-foot` (l[imac]t"f[oo^]t`), Light-footed Light"-foot`ed, a. Having a light, springy step; moving lightly and nimbly; nimble in running or dancing; active; as, light-foot Iris. Opposite of {heavy-footed}. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • light-foot — light foot; light foot·ed·ly; light foot·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • light-foot — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: Middle English lightfot, from light + fot foot more at light (not heavy), foot : light footed impressed by their light foot walk and their easy carriage John Buchan * * * lightˈ footed (archaic …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-foot — adjective see light footed …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • light-foot — fast, quick, swift …   English contemporary dictionary

  • light´-foot´ed|ness — light foot|ed «LYT FUT ihd», adjective. stepping lightly; active; nimble. –light´ foot´ed|ly, adverb. –light´ foot´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • light´-foot´ed|ly — light foot|ed «LYT FUT ihd», adjective. stepping lightly; active; nimble. –light´ foot´ed|ly, adverb. –light´ foot´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-foot|ed — «LYT FUT ihd», adjective. stepping lightly; active; nimble. –light´ foot´ed|ly, adverb. –light´ foot´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • light-foot·ed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a light foot — move gracefully, nimble …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Light-footed — Light foot Light foot (l[imac]t f[oo^]t ), Light footed Light foot ed, a. Having a light, springy step; moving lightly and nimbly; nimble in running or dancing; active; as, light foot Iris. Opposite of {heavy footed}. Tennyson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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