Definition of leaden-footed in English:


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Slow and laborious in movement: a big, heavy man who tends to be a bit leaden-footed
More example sentences
  • As it poured down it seemed to drain Irish limbs; for half of this game they looked exhausted, leaden-footed, red-faced, blistering in the heat.
  • The City defence seemed to be peopled by leaden-footed men of enormous girth.
  • They were leaden-footed and meek in the challenge and it looked as if they were running on empty, such was the lack of urgency in the team.

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