Origin of heavy-footed
Examples from the Web for heavy-footed
The running machines are a gloomy chorus of heavy-footed stomping.
He thought of the heavy-footed routine of the thousands who occupied these pretentious buildings.The Bright Messenger|Algernon Blackwood
George Meredith has likened the functionings of Germanic humour to the heavy-footed antics of a dancing bear.Mark Twain|Archibald Henderson
She was heavy-footed, but entirely light-hearted when she came safely in at the gate of the Bassett place.Strangers and Wayfarers|Sarah Orne Jewett