light-footed

  • 1Light-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

  • 2light-footed — [līt′foot΄id] adj. stepping lightly and gracefully; nimble of foot: also Old Poet. light foot light footedly adv. light footedness n …

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  • 3light-footed — index rapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4light-footed — adjective (of movement) having a light and springy step (Freq. 3) a light footed girl • Ant: ↑heavy footed • Similar to: ↑light, ↑lightsome, ↑tripping …

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  • 5light-footed — also light foot adjective Date: 15th century 1. having a light and springy step 2. moving gracefully and nimbly < light footed prose > …

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  • 6light-footed — 1. adjective Fleet, swift, not plodding, capable of running spritely. 2. verb ran. We light footed it out of there before we were caught …

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  • 7light-footed — light′ foot′ed adj. stepping lightly or nimbly; light of foot; nimble • Etymology: 1375–1425 light′ foot′ed•ly, adv. light′ foot′ed•ness, n …

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  • 8light-footed — light footedly, adv. light footedness, n. /luyt foot id/, adj. stepping lightly or nimbly; light of foot; nimble. [1375 1425; late ME] * * * …

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  • 9light footed — Synonyms and related words: agile, breakneck, dashing, double quick, eagle winged, expeditious, express, fast, featly, fleet, flying, galloping, graceful, hair trigger, hasty, headlong, hustling, light, light of heel, lively, mercurial, neat&#8230; …

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  • 10light-footed — adj spry, sprightly, tripping, flitting, winged, buoyant, airy, bouncy, light on one s feet, light of foot, lightsome, Brit. Inf. nippy; nimble, agile, supply, lithe, yare, Dial. gainly; fleet footed, fleet of foot, fleet, swift, quick, speedy,&#8230; …

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  • 11light-footed —    1. (of a female)    promiscuous    She might also have been light heeled and a light skirts was a prostitute.    2. (of a male) homosexual    Being light on his toes …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 12light-footed — /ˈlaɪt fʊtəd/ (say luyt footuhd) adjective stepping lightly or nimbly. Also, Poetic, light foot /ˈlaɪt fʊt/ (say luyt foot). –light footedly, adverb –light footedness, noun …

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  • 13light-footed — adjective fast, nimble, or stealthy on one s feet. Derivatives light footedly adverb …

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  • 14light-footed — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. swift, buoyant, adroit; see agile , graceful 1 …

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  • 15light footed — quick, fast, swift …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16light-footed — adjective able to move quickly and gracefully …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17light-footed — A term used to describe a mode of driving which uses gentle pressure on the accelerator, thus maximizing fuel economy …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 18Light-Footed Rice Rat — Taxobox name = Light footed Rice Rat status = LR/nt | status system = IUCN2.3 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Rodentia familia = Cricetidae genus = Oryzomys species = O. levipes binomial = Oryzomys levipes binomial&#8230; …

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  • 19Light-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

  • 20light — [adj1] illuminated ablaze, aglow, bright, brilliant, burnished, clear, cloudless, flashing, fluorescent, glossy, glowing, lambent, lucent, luminous, lustrous, phosphorescent, polished, radiant, refulgent, resplendent, rich, scintillant, shining,&#8230; …

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