heavy-footed heavy-footed

Definition(s):

  • (adj) (of movement) lacking ease or lightness

Usage(s):

  1. First there was the radar gun, and heavy-footed drivers were briefly slowed.
  2. As a teammate, the late Frederick Stock is somewhat heavy-footed.
  3. Once past the opening scene's heavy-footed family frolic, the production made a softly bright delight of the land of the Sugar Plum Fairy.

News

  • Trevor Reilly Scouting Report: NFL Outlook for Utah Defensive End

    Trevor Reilly, DE, Utah (HT: 6’5” WT: 245 lbs) Positives Fine athletic traits include light feet, lateral quickness and flexibility.  Has the initial quickness to accelerate around the corner and win as a speed-rusher.  Works a quick and effective spin move.  Instinctive rusher who can take advantage of blockers with poor balance.  Quick feet to dart in either direction and beat heavy-footed ...
    on March 27, 2014     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. Fellow judge and choreographer Bruno Tonioli said: "The samba should have the excitement of the Brazilian grand prix and this was a Brazilian grand flop: no bounce, poor hip action, heavy-footed."
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Bruno Tonioli Source: Longridge Today

  2. "Being a little 'heavy-footed' myself, it will be an honor for me to be at the race and be the grand marshal," Munoz said. "The fun thing for me playing football was that the offensive linemen, quarterback, defensive back, equipment manager...
    on Aug 8, 2006 By: Anthony Munoz Source: Motorsport.com

  3. "He's a little heavy-footed," Wooden said. "And that will always be a hindrance in basketball."
    on Dec 9, 2008 By: John Wooden Source: Los Angeles Times

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