Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Proceeding at a tediously slow pace.

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  • adjective Alternative form of slowfooted.

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Examples

  • Of course, in a series of stark contrasts like this one was, the clichés are abundant and partly true: the star-laden team that couldn't buy heart; the slow-footed underdog winning though wiliness and grit; the spare parts and role players like blender-sized point-guard Jose Barea who soared when the big checks and bold-facers could not.

    This Is Dallas's Moment, Not Cleveland's

  • Of course, in a series of stark contrasts like this one was, the clichés are abundant and partly true: the star-laden team that couldn't buy heart; the slow-footed underdog winning though wiliness and grit; the spare parts and role players like blender-sized point-guard Jose Barea who soared when the big checks and bold-facers could not.

    This Is Dallas's Moment, Not Cleveland's

  • The Obama administration's recent failure to stand up for a strong Net Neutrality rules, its slow-footed response to the export of invasive snooping technologies, and apparent reluctance to abandon the idea of an Internet "kill switch" all suggest a double standard in what the administration seeks for foreign governments and what it will accept in the United States.

    Timothy Karr: No Double Standard for Clinton's 'Freedom to Connect'

  • The slow-footed veteran was minus-18 in 42 appearances before the Isles sent him to AHL Bridgeport in January and kept him there for the rest of the season.

    NY Islanders Team Report

  • If you want to have some fun, watch slow-footed Hal Gill when he's on the ice with Helm.

    10 reasons either team can win; but the Red Wings will

  • Lee, who became the first Phillies pitcher to steal a base in the postseason in Game 1, ran for the slow-footed Stairs.

    Rockies top shaky Hamels 5-4, tie NL Division Series vs. Phils

  • The Obama administration's recent failure to stand up for a strong Net Neutrality rules, its slow-footed response to the export of invasive snooping technologies, and apparent reluctance to abandon the idea of an Internet "kill switch" all suggest a double standard in what the administration seeks for foreign governments and what it will accept in the United States.

    Timothy Karr: No Double Standard for Clinton's 'Freedom to Connect'

  • The Obama administration's recent failure to stand up for a strong Net Neutrality rules, its slow-footed response to the export of invasive snooping technologies, and apparent reluctance to abandon the idea of an Internet "kill switch" all suggest a double standard in what the administration seeks for foreign governments and what it will accept in the United States.

    Timothy Karr: No Double Standard for Clinton's 'Freedom to Connect'

  • Just 15% of Lin's assists have been for shots from Anthony's preferred distance—while 45% are near the rim mostly to Chandler and 33% go towards 3-pointers, where the slow-footed Novak has feasted on open shots, scoring at least 15 points in three of four Lin starts.

    Can the Star and Prodigy Coexist?

  • Instead, I would argue that government is too slow-footed for the Internet age.

    Technological Determinishm, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

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