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leadfooted

[led-foo t-id]
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adjective Informal.
  1. awkward; clumsy.
  2. tending to drive too fast.
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Origin of leadfooted

First recorded in 1955–60; lead2 + footed
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Related Words for lead-footed

hulking, unwieldy, ungainly, bulky, huge, excessive, awkward, big, fat, large, burdensome, substantial, massive, hefty, cumbersome, abundant, considerable, weighty, heavy, halting

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  • Here he might be the director, but on ancient Earth he would be only one more gaping, lead-footed yokel.

    Planet of the Damned

    Harry Harrison