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.
As an exhibition of rapid footwork his performance was good.
Curry's footwork is something that impresses teammates Green and David West, even if it's not the showiest talent for him.
Legend coach Liaqat Ali said footwork has great significance in the gameof badminton.
Footwork Productions makes money from selling the rights to the ex-England captain's name and image.
The smoking hoverboard hid their footwork and they didn't have great technique.
Aside from his unusual footwork for a big man, Maker also wants to prove that his effortless workout with Milwaukee in the draft's buildup was no fluke.
The twins focus is on developing footwork, and our teams have been very successful because of their footwork.
Footwork Productions, which also oversees the exploitation of David's name and image, made profits of PS9.
He spoke at length about how the batsman needed to be more decisive with his footwork and stay in the middle.
ANTHONY OGOGO reckons his footwork will be first class when he returns to the boxing ring from the ballroom after his Strictly Come Dancing stint.
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