adjectiveNorth American • informal
- 1Slow; clumsy: the most lead-footed guy can try aerobic movesMore example sentences
- Political wisdom is more likely to be discovered through experiments in 50 different state laboratories than by lead-footed trial and error in one national laboratory…
- H looked lead-footed trying to manoeuvre in the pre-start against rivals who have been perfecting these dark arts for years.
- Their first-round opponent, the Bucks, had enough team speed to run with the Nets, but New Jersey's next two foes, the lead-footed Celtics and Pistons, were run out of the gym in sweeps.
More definitions of lead-footedDefinition of lead-footed in:
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