Definitions

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  • adj. having rapidly moving feet

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In fact, five days earlier 18,000 fast-footed folks who had, two months ago, snapped up free tickets, came to a Hollywood Bowl community concert that featured local jazz and pop groups, with Dudamel leading his new orchestra in Beethoven's Ninth and ending with the ubiquitous fireworks.

    Donna Perlmutter: Dudamel Begins New Era at L.A. Philharmonic

  • Colorfully, the speaker says that in such a place the silence of the Divine "slips away/Like a startled, fast-footed large-eyed deer."

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  • The local phenomenon has fueled broader speculation among officials that the fast-footed wives may be part of a larger criminal ring.

    It's Cold Cash, Not Cold Feet,

  • Chase supposedly had to do some very fast-footed rewriting.

    Tony Hendra: Arrivederci Tony -- and Good &%$@ing Riddance!

  • Of course the music was slow and the tricks toned down, though she did pretty decently with that death spiral at the end, and her New Yorker cha chas in the middle were pretty fast-footed.

    Tonya Plank: Cloris Leachman is Booted Off Dancing With the Stars After Judges' Unfairly Nasty Comments

  • Scott Macaulay reminds us of Matthew Ross's cover story in the Spring 2006 issue of Filmmaker and adds, "[W] hile many younger directors complain about the inequities of Hollywood and their inability to get their movies made, Altman remained both philosophical and wiley, committed to testing the boundaries of both the system and society with his sly, fast-footed dramas."

    GreenCine Daily: Robert Altman, 1925 - 2006.

  • Some die-hard fans began waiting the night before for the chance to pay their respects to the fast-footed legend.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2006

  • COSTELLO: Die hard fans waited for hours for the chance to pay their respects to the fast-footed legend.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2006

  • The next game to feature Sega's fast-footed hedgehog will be heading to stores on

    Gaming Nexus

  • Mr. Hill is a virtuosic, hammer-blow, fast-footed drummer who puts his best playing in scuffed, shattered, strobing, overdriven songs and soundscapes.

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