Definition of footwork
1 : the activity of moving from place to place the investigation entailed a lot of footwork
2 : the management of the feet (as in boxing); also : the work done with them
3 : active and adroit maneuvering to achieve an end fancy political footwork
Examples of footwork in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of footwork from the Web
Joined by a few backup dancers silhouetted all in black, Payne shimmied, chasséd, and even threw in some fancy footwork while singing through the track.
Also on Friday, June 23, Teklife footwork stunt man DJ Paypal swings through East Room with a couple producers who have releases on his Mall Music Inc. label—DJ Orange Julius and DJ Mastercard.
After collecting himself, Giles found his shooting stroke, balance and footwork.
In particular, CD really took her game to another level and taught her how to work hard and taught her the footwork.
The 5-foot-10 DesRoberts covered the court, while the 6-2 Gupta used superior footwork and length to cut balls off at the net and quickly turn defense to offense.
Reid’s West Coast offense is predicated on timing, and a quarterback’s footwork and delivery is often tied to the routes.
Marcelo, 29, has excelled with skillful footwork and precise crosses, looking more like a playmaker than a defender.
Call 571-233-9978 or email tedandede@aol. Camp: Loudoun Sports Center in Ashburn is registering youths 6 and older for a summer camp that will focus on skills, speed, agility, footwork and games.
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First Known Use of footwork
FOOTWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of footwork for English Language Learners
: 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
FOOTWORK Defined for Kids
Definition of footwork for Students
: the skill with which the feet are moved a dancer's fancy footwork
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