Definition of footwork in English:

footwork

Line breaks: foot|work
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊtwəːk
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1The manner in which one moves one’s feet in various sports, especially in dancing, boxing, and football: a deft piece of footwork
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    • The defensive player must use good footwork and keep moving to avoid being pinned for a layup.
    • Each couple emphasized footwork as they moved together and with the group.
    • This teaches them footwork, spin moves and getting used to using their bodies.
  • 1.1Adroit response to sudden danger or new opportunities: the company had to do a lot of nimble footwork to stay alive

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