catfooted

[ kat-foot-id ]
/ ˈkætˌfʊt ɪd /

adjective

having feet resembling those of a cat.
catlike in the manner of walking; characterized by noiseless, stealthy steps: a catfooted jewel thief.

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Origin of catfooted

First recorded in 1590–1600; cat + footed
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for catfooted

  • Now he catfooted across the deck to look into the well and listen.

    Key Out of Time|Andre Alice Norton