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leaden-footed Line breaks: leaden-footed

Definition of leaden-footed in English:


Slow and laborious in movement: a big, heavy man who tends to be a bit leaden-footed
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  • He seems even more leaden-footed than his predecessor, letting a fancy metropolitan elite from London dance round him.
  • A half-time alteration was blatantly required and made when Murray, leaden-footed at left-back, gave way to Maloney.
  • Having celebrated his graduation with a vigorous, table-top dance, why does the hero turn into a leaden-footed klutz?
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