light-footed

[ lahyt-foo t-id ]
/ ˈlaɪtˈfʊt ɪd /

adjective

stepping lightly or nimbly; light of foot; nimble.

Nearby words

  1. light-armed,
  2. light-duty,
  3. light-emitting diode,
  4. light-fast,
  5. light-fingered,
  6. light-handed,
  7. light-headed,
  8. light-hearted,
  9. light-horseman,
  10. light-minded

Origin of light-footed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425

Related formslight-foot·ed·ly, adverblight-foot·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for light-footed

light-footed

adjective

having a light or nimble tread
Derived Formslight-footedly, adverblight-footedness, noun

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