footwork


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foot·work

 (fo͝ot′wûrk′)
n.
1. Sports The manner in which the feet are used or maneuvered, as in boxing or in figure skating.
2. Work that involves moving around on foot; legwork.
3. Informal Skillful dealing or maneuvering; tactics: "They've built a corporate empire on dazzling financial footwork" (Christopher Farrell).

footwork

(ˈfʊtˌwɜːk)
n
1. skilful use of the feet, as in sports, dancing, etc
2. informal clever manoeuvring: deft political footwork.
3. informal preliminary groundwork: many estate agents now do the footwork – you only need to visit.

foot•work

(ˈfʊtˌwɜrk)

n.
1. the use of the feet, as in tennis, boxing, or dancing.
2. legwork (def. 1).
3. adroit maneuvering.
[1560–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footwork - the manner of using the feetfootwork - the manner of using the feet  
maneuver, manoeuvre, play - a deliberate coordinated movement requiring dexterity and skill; "he made a great maneuver"; "the runner was out on a play by the shortstop"
2.footwork - skillful maneuvering or dealing; "she needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies"
tactical maneuver, tactical manoeuvre, maneuver, manoeuvre - a move made to gain a tactical end
Translations

footwork

[ˈfʊtwɜːk] N (Sport) → juego m de piernas
see also fancy B1

footwork

[ˈfʊtwɜːrk] n
[boxer, footballer, tennis-player] → jeu m de jambes
(fig) (= manoeuvring) → manœuvre f

footwork

[ˈfʊtˌwɜːk] n (Sport) → gioco di gambe
References in classic literature ?
Maggie Toole, on account of her dull eyes, broad mouth and left- handed style of footwork in the twostep, went to the dances with Anna McCarty and her "fellow." Anna and Maggie worked side by side in the factory, and were the greatest chums ever.
As an exhibition of rapid footwork his performance was good.
Mancini, who held the WBA lightweight world title from 1982 to 1984, marveled at Pacquiao's footwork which sets him apart from other fighters.
And he says he has focused on highlighting his speed in his training ahead of the bout - as well as working on head movement and footwork to get the better of Thurman.
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Strictly Come Dancing aficionados have insinuated the last male contender Joe Sugg planned for dry ice during his waltz with Dianne Buswell to hide his footwork.
The Glasgow boss believes fast footwork can give them the edge over the mighty Sarries in their Champions Cup opener at Scotstoun.
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THE cast of Riverdance took their fancy footwork into Liverpool City Centre, above.