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twinkle-toed

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Pronunciation: /ˈtwɪŋk(ə)ltəʊd
 
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Definition of twinkle-toed in English:

adjective

informal
Nimble and quick on one’s feet: a twinkle-toed midfielder
More example sentences
  • But I can reveal that Souness has no interest in the twinkle-toed midfielder, who now looks set to put pen-to paper on a brand new £2 million-a-year deal with Wanderers in the next few weeks.
  • If you were looking to splash out on a Hollywood celebrity to endorse your new car you could do a lot worse than the umbrella-spinning, twinkle-toed star of arguably the greatest movie musical of all time.
  • A host of twinkle-toed celebrities is set to waltz, foxtrot and tango onto our screens in a revival of the popular show, Come Dancing, presented by evergreen TV personality Bruce Forsyth.

Derivatives

twinkletoes

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noun
Example sentences
  • At least no-one's expressed a liking for twinkletoes yet…
  • Young twinkletoes McCluskey came on for Murphy and was soon displaying his full range of talents.
  • He's the twinkletoes of the Australian team so he should be able to rack the points up.

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