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slow-footed

[sloh-foo t-id]
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adjective
  1. proceeding at a slow pace.
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Origin of slow-footed

First recorded in 1635–45
Related formsslow-foot·ed·ly, adverbslow-foot·ed·ness, noun
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Examples from the Web for slow-footed

Historical Examples

  • Though they may be slow-footed, they have sure noses and deep-mouthed fangs.

    Expositions of Holy Scripture

    Alexander Maclaren

  • A fat-bellied, slow-footed cousin will you find when you come for me.

    The Vintage

    Edward Frederic Benson

  • The slow-footed dawn came and found him worn and discouraged.

    Robert Annys: Poor Priest

    Annie Nathan Meyer

  • Those minutes were slow-footed, but at last he closed the watch with a snap.

  • But the old mare was a slow-footed animal; and Ducklow had no whip.