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fiddle–footed

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adjective fid·dle–foot·ed \ˌfi-dəl-ˈfu̇-təd\

Definition of fiddle–footed

  1. 1 :  skittish, jumpy <a fiddle–footed horse>

  2. 2 :  prone to wander <the nameless fiddle–footed drifters, the shifty riders who traveled the back trails — Luke Short>



1941

First Known Use of fiddle–footed

1941

Rhymes with fiddle–footed


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