[led-foo t-id]

adjective Informal.

awkward; clumsy.
tending to drive too fast.

Origin of leadfooted

First recorded in 1955–60; lead2 + footed
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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