fleet of foot

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fleet of foot

literary
: able to run fast

Word by Word Definitions

fleet play
  1. : drift

  2. : flow

  3. : to fade away : vanish

  1. : a number of warships under a single command

  2. : group

  1. : swift in motion : nimble

  2. : fleeting

foot play
  1. : the terminal part of the vertebrate (see 1vertebrate) leg upon which an individual stands

  2. : an invertebrate organ of locomotion or attachment

  3. : any of various units of length based on the length of the human foot

  1. : dance

  2. : to go on foot

  3. : to make speed : move


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