heavy-footed
adjective Date: 1625 heavy and slow in movement

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heavy-footed — heavy footedness, n. /hev ee foot id/, adj. clumsy or ponderous, as in movement or expressiveness: music that is heavy footed and uninspired. [1615 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • heavy-footed — [hev′ē foot΄id] adj. ponderous or clumsy in or as in walking; plodding …   English World dictionary

  • heavy-footed — {adj.} 1. Slow and clumsy in walking or movement; awkward in using your feet. * /The fat man tried to dance, but he was too heavy footed./ * /Martha is not fat, but she is heavy footed and walks noisily./ 2. Awkward in choice and order of words;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heavy-footed — {adj.} 1. Slow and clumsy in walking or movement; awkward in using your feet. * /The fat man tried to dance, but he was too heavy footed./ * /Martha is not fat, but she is heavy footed and walks noisily./ 2. Awkward in choice and order of words;… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • heavy-footed — adj 1. Slow and clumsy in walking or movement; awkward in using your feet. The fat man tried to dance, but he was too heavy footed. Martha is not fat, but she is heavy footed and walks noisily. 2. Awkward in choice and order of words; not smooth… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • heavy-footed — adjective (of movement) lacking ease or lightness his tired heavy footed walk • Ant: ↑light footed • Similar to: ↑heavy, ↑lumbering, ↑ponderous …   Useful english dictionary

  • heavy-footed — walked loudly, walked with heavy steps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • heavy-footed — /ˈhɛvi fʊtəd/ (say hevee footuhd) adjective 1. having a heavy tread while walking. 2. insensitive; overbearing …   Australian English dictionary

  • heavy-footed — adjective Slow moving …   Wiktionary

  • heavy-footed — heav′y foot′ed adj. clumsy or ponderous …   From formal English to slang

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