having rapidly moving feet
Syn: ↑fast-footed
Similar to: ↑footed

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  • swift-footed — [swift′foot′id] adj. that can run swiftly …   English World dictionary

  • swift-footed — /swift foot id/, adj. swift in running. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • swift-footed — /ˈswɪft fʊtəd/ (say swift footuhd) adjective swift in running …  

  • swift-footed — a. Fleet, nimble, agile, light footed …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • swift-footed — light on the feet, swift, moving quickly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swift-footed — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. nimble, fleet, speedy; see active 1 , agile , fast 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Swift — (sw[i^]ft), a. [Compar. {Swifter} (sw[i^]ft [ e]r); superl. {Swiftest}.] [AS. swift; akin to sw[=a]pan to sweep, swipu a whip; cf. sw[=i]fan to move quickly, to revolve. See {Swoop}, v. i., and cf. {Swivel}, {Squib}.] 1. Moving a great distance… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swift-foot — swiftˈ foot or swiftˈ footed adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑swift …   Useful english dictionary

  • footed — adjective having feet footed creatures a footed sofa • Ant: ↑footless • Similar to: ↑flat footed, ↑pedate, ↑swift footed, ↑fast footed, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • swift — adjective 1) a swift decision Syn: prompt, rapid, sudden, immediate, instant, instantaneous; abrupt, hasty, hurried, precipitate, headlong Ant: unhurried 2) swift runners …   Thesaurus of popular words

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