loose-footed

[ loos-foo t-id ]
/ ˈlusˈfʊt ɪd /

adjective Nautical.

(of a fore-and-aft sail) not having the foot bent to a boom.

Nearby words

  1. loose order,
  2. loose scrum,
  3. loose sentence,
  4. loose smut,
  5. loose-fitting,
  6. loose-joint hinge,
  7. loose-jointed,
  8. loose-leaf,
  9. loose-limbed,
  10. loose-lipped

Origin of loose-footed

First recorded in 1710–20

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