fiddle-footed

adjective
fid·​dle-foot·​ed | \ ˌfi-dᵊl-ˈfu̇-təd How to pronounce fiddle-footed (audio) \

Definition of fiddle-footed

1 : skittish, jumpy a fiddle-footed horse
2 : prone to wander the nameless fiddle-footed drifters, the shifty riders who traveled the back trails— Luke Short

First Known Use of fiddle-footed

1941, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fiddle-footed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fiddle-footed. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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