light-footed

[ lahyt-foot-id ]
/ ˈlaɪtˈfʊt ɪd /

adjective

stepping lightly or nimbly; light of foot; nimble.

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Origin of light-footed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425

OTHER WORDS FROM light-footed

light-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 forms of light-footed

light-footedly, adverblight-footedness, noun
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