Definition of leaden-footed in English:
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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan