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catfooted

[kat-foo t-id] /ˈkætˌfʊt ɪd/
adjective
1.
having feet resembling those of a cat.
2.
catlike in the manner of walking; characterized by noiseless, stealthy steps:
a catfooted jewel thief.
Origin of catfooted
1590-1600
First recorded in 1590-1600; cat + footed

cat-foot

[kat-foo t] /ˈkætˌfʊt/
verb (used without object)
1.
to move in the soft, stealthy manner of a cat; pussyfoot.
Origin
First recorded in 1590-1600; cat + foot
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  • Now he catfooted across the deck to look into the well and listen.

    Key Out of Time Andre Alice Norton

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