slow-footed
adjective Date: 1642 moving at a very slow pace ; plodding <
a slow-footed novel
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a slow-footed ship
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slow-footedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • slow-footed — slow footed; slow footed·ness; …   English syllables

  • slow-footed — slow footedly, adv. slow footedness, n. /sloh foot id/, adj. proceeding at a slow pace. [1635 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • slow-footed — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Proceeding at a rate less than usual or desired: dilatory, laggard, slow, slow going, slow paced, tardy. Informal: poky1. Idiom: slow as molasses in January. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • slow-footed — …   Useful english dictionary

  • slow-foot|ed — «SLOH FUT ihd», adjective. advancing slowly; slow moving; slow paced: »Figurative. get slow footed members of Congress off and running early (Harper s) …   Useful english dictionary

  • slow-footedness — slow footed·ness …   English syllables

  • slow — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. time consuming; dull witted, dense (sl.); tardy, sluggish; slack, leisurely; tedious, boring. See slowness, ignorance, lateness, weariness.Ant., fast, quick witted, bright. v. slacken, moderate,… …   English dictionary for students

  • slow-going — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Proceeding at a rate less than usual or desired: dilatory, laggard, slow, slow footed, slow paced, tardy. Informal: poky1. Idiom: slow as molasses in January. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • slow-paced — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Proceeding at a rate less than usual or desired: dilatory, laggard, slow, slow footed, slow going, tardy. Informal: poky1. Idiom: slow as molasses in January. See FAST …   English dictionary for students

  • slow-paced — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : moving at a slow rate of speed : slow footed …   Useful english dictionary

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