light-footed

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

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 Defined for English Language Learners

light-footed

Definition of light-footed for English Language Learners

  • : able to move in a quick and graceful way



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