light-footed

adjective
light-foot·​ed | \ ˈlīt-ˌfu̇-təd How to pronounce light-footed (audio) \
variants: or less commonly light-foot \ ˈlīt-​ˌfu̇t How to pronounce light-footed (audio) \

Definition of light-footed

1 : having a light and springy step
2 : moving gracefully and nimbly light-footed prose

First Known Use of light-footed

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Light-footed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/light-footed. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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light-footed

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English Language Learners Definition of light-footed

: able to move in a quick and graceful way

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