two-foot·​ed | \ ˈtü-ˈfu̇-təd How to pronounce two-footed (audio) \

Definition of two-footed

1a : involving both feet a two-footed landing
b : having or using only two feet two-footed creatures What we don't know is exactly how, when, or why we as humans adapted to two-footed locomotion.— Noel T. Boaz
2 soccer : proficient in the use of both the right foot and the left foot "I have been so impressed with him," [Fabian] Delph said. "You rarely, if ever, get players who are two-footed in football these days. And when I say two-footed, I mean genuinely two-footed in that they are identical for him. He's great with both."— Brian Halford

Other Words from two-footed

two-footedness noun

First Known Use of two-footed

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

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“Two-footed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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