Definition of Footwork

1. Noun. The manner of using the feet.

Generic synonyms: Maneuver, Manoeuvre, Play

2. Noun. Skillful maneuvering or dealing. "She needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies"

Definition of Footwork

1. Noun. Any movement of the feet, especially intricate or complex movement. ¹

2. Noun. (cricket) The movement of a batsman's feet as he prepares to hit or evade a ball ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footwork

1. the use of the feet [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Footwork

footswitches
footsy
footvolley
footwalk
footwalks
footwall
footwalls
footwarmer
footwarmers
footway
footways
footwear
footwears
footwell
footwells
footwork (current term)
footworks
footworn
footwrap
footwraps
footwriting
footy
foozle
foozled
foozler
foozlers
foozles
foozling
foozlings
fop

Literary usage of Footwork

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"Cardinal Points to Keep in Mind Up on Your Toes All the Time V. footwork FOUR CARDINAL POINTS TO REMEMBER: 1—Keep up on the toes whenever the ball is it ..."

2. First Steps to Lawn Tennis by Alfred Ernest Beamish (1922)
"footwork Is a term capable of a double interpretation, one general and the other special. It can be defined in its general sense as the manner in which the ..."

3. Mass Physical Training for Use in the Army and the Reserve Officers by Joseph Edward Raycroft (1920)
""footwork" is moving in any direction with short shuffling steps keeping feet in the same relative position all the time. NOTE: Generally speaking the right ..."

4. The Art of Lawn Tennis by William Tatem Tilden (1922)
"GRIP, footwork, AND STROKES footwork is weight control. ... In explaining the various forms of stroke and footwork I am writing as a right-hand player. ..."

5. Baseball Notes for Coaches and Players by Elmer Berry (1916)
"Watch the footwork. Get balance and throw before coming up. Tagging. ... Study the footwork so that you can shift for any ball. Locate the bag so that you ..."

6. Golf from Two Sides by Roger Henry Wethered, Joyce Wethered (1922)
"A boy, however promising he may appear, is apt to become slipshod as far as his footwork is concerned. In the back swing his tendency to pivot upon the very ..."

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