heavy-footed

[ hev-ee-foo t-id ]
/ ˈhɛv iˈfʊt ɪd /

adjective

clumsy or ponderous, as in movement or expressiveness: music that is heavy-footed and uninspired.

Origin of heavy-footed

First recorded in 1615–25
Related formsheav·y-foot·ed·ness, noun
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heavy-footed


adjective

having a heavy or clumsy tread
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