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catfooted

[ kat-foot-id ]
/ ˈkætˌfʊt ɪd /
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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
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How to use catfooted in a sentence

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

    Key Out of Time|Andre Alice Norton
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