1The manner in which one moves one’s feet in various sports, especially in dancing, boxing, and football: a deft piece of footwork More example sentences
- 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