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synonyms for fleet-footed

  • abrupt
  • expeditious
  • hasty
  • nimble
  • quick
  • rapid
  • speedy
  • sudden
  • unexpected
  • cracking
  • express
  • fleet
  • flying
  • precipitate
  • prompt
  • ready
  • screaming
  • short
  • spanking
  • alacritous
  • barrelling
  • breakneck
  • double-quick
  • headlong
  • hurried
  • in nothing flat
  • like crazy
  • like mad
  • on the double
  • pronto
  • shaking a leg
  • short-lived
  • snappy
  • speedball
  • supersonic
  • winged

antonyms for fleet-footed

MOST RELEVANT
  • delayed
  • expected
  • lazy
  • leisurely
  • slow
  • sluggish
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How to use fleet-footed in a sentence

It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The commander of this fleet was an Englishman, according to the agreement between them.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The Dutch fleet attacked Burnt island, in Scotland, but were repulsed.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The fleet of the enemy left the place where they last halted, and came in sight day before yesterday in the morning.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Don't you mind, Ike, it come the same day and on the wery same stage as the news of the sinkin' of the Spaynish fleet?
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
That argument was not the one of least weight in the council in determining that our fleet should not sail against the enemy.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
They sighted the port of Cavite in order to reconnoiter the strength of the fleet stationed there.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
It also brought news that sixteen Dutch ships had already arrived at La Sunda, and that the rest of the fleet was on the way.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
This was when Don Joan Ronquillo, with that great fleet, went out and fought the one that the enemy maintained along these coasts.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Orellana was very warmly received by armed swift-footed females, which originated the fanciful name Amazonia.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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