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[kat-foo t]
verb (used without object)
  1. to move in the soft, stealthy manner of a cat; pussyfoot.
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Origin of cat-foot

First recorded in 1590–1600; cat + foot
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Historical Examples

  • Be off, old pray-lip—off, and take with you Your cat-foot peace and milky piety!

    The Mortal Gods and Other Plays

    Olive Tilford Dargan