Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any movement of the feet, especially intricate or complex movement.
  • n. The movement of a batsman's feet as he prepares to hit or evade a ball

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the manner of using the feet
  • n. skillful maneuvering or dealing

Etymologies

foot +‎ work (Wiktionary)

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