foot·work noun \-ˌwərk\
: the activity of moving or walking from place to place
: movement of the feet in a sport, dance, etc.
: active and skillful movement or activity to achieve a goal
: the activity of moving from place to place <the investigation entailed a lot of footwork>
: the management of the feet (as in boxing); also : the work done with them
: active and adroit maneuvering to achieve an end <fancy political footwork>
Examples of FOOTWORK
- The investigation required a lot of footwork.
- He used quick footwork to dodge his opponent.
- The tango involves some fancy footwork.
- He knows that getting enough votes for the proposal is going to require some fancy political footwork.
First Known Use of FOOTWORK
Rhymes with FOOTWORK
, at work
, de Klerk
, file clerk
, Grand Turk
, in work
, stump work
, town clerk
, young Turk
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