Definition of footwork
- the investigation entailed a lot of footwork
- fancy political 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.
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: 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
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