noun Date: 1859 1. the activity of moving from place to place <
the investigation entailed a lot of footwork
2. the management of the feet (as in boxing); also the work done with them 3. active and adroit maneuvering to achieve an end <
fancy political footwork

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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