Definition of heavy-footed in English:

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Slow and laborious in movement: the All Blacks make the Lions' pack look heavy-footed
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  • No less relevant is that it is much more difficult, when he is picked in the midfield, for opponents to play on the fact that he can be a little slow and heavy-footed on the turn.
  • Actually he is not so much slow as a little heavy-footed.
  • He can be made to look a bit heavy-footed in defence, at times even slow.
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