soft-footed


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soft-footed

adj
literary having or making light, quiet footsteps
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Adj.1.soft-footed - sound of quiet gentle steps
soft - (of sound) relatively low in volume; "soft voices"; "soft music"
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He was perfectly self-possessed now, and walking soft-footed accompanied me to the door of the room.
What was it that had attracted Numa's attention and taken him soft-footed and silent away from the scene of his discomfiture?
I can not think of any thing, now, more certain to make one shudder, than to have a soft-footed camel sneak up behind him and touch him on the ear with its cold, flabby under-lip.
The manager, a soft-footed, immensely obese man, breathing short, got up to meet me, while all round the room the young clerks, bend ing over the papers on their desks, cast upward glances in my direction.
He was taciturn, soft-footed, very quiet in his manner, deferential, observant, always at hand when wanted, and never near when not wanted; but his great claim to consideration was his respectability.