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[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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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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