light–footed

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adjective light–foot·ed \ˈlīt-ˌfu̇-təd\
variants: or less commonly

light–foot

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Definition of light–footed

  1. 1 :  having a light and springy step

  2. 2 :  moving gracefully and nimbly light–footed prose

First Known Use of light–footed

15th century


LIGHT–FOOTED Defined for English Language Learners

light-footed

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Definition of light–footed for English Language Learners

  • : able to move in a quick and graceful way

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