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synonyms for heavy-footed

  • hulking
  • ungainly
  • unwieldy
  • blundering
  • bovine
  • bumbling
  • clunking
  • halting
  • heavy
  • overgrown
  • splay
  • clodhopping
  • elephantine
  • gauche
  • gawky
  • inept
  • klutzy
  • lead-footed
  • lumpish
  • maladroit
  • ponderous
  • two left feet
  • unhandy
  • wooden

antonyms for heavy-footed

MOST RELEVANT
  • agile
  • gliding
  • lithe
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How to use heavy-footed in a sentence

The policemen looked dull and heavy, as if never again would any one be criminal, and as if they had come to know it.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Drone: the largest tube of a bag-pipe, giving forth a dull heavy tone.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
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
Hunter-Weston despite his heavy losses will be advancing to-morrow which should divert pressure from you.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Heavy firing continued all that afternoon, inflicting great loss on the rebels, whilst the Spaniards lost one soldier.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Rye is now being harvested, and is quite heavy: in fact, all the crops promise abundant harvests.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
A flock of weary sheep pattered along the road, barnward bound, heavy eyed and bleating softly.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The moment the bait was touched, down would come the heavy timber—smash—on the tiger's head.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
To meet this heavy expense the ministers had to devise all sorts of expedients to raise money.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO HEAVY-FOOTED

  • blundering
  • bovine
  • bumbling
  • clodhopping
  • clunking
  • elephantine
  • gauche
  • gawky
  • halting
  • heavy
  • heavy-footed
  • hulking
  • inept
  • klutzy
  • lead-footed
  • lumpish
  • maladroit
  • overgrown
  • ponderous
  • splay
  • two left feet
  • ungainly
  • unhandy
  • unwieldy
  • wooden
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.