fleet of foot
- Fleet of footIf someone is fleet of foot, they are very quick.
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fleet of foot — ► fleet of foot able to walk or move swiftly. Main Entry: ↑foot … English terms dictionary
fleet of foot — If someone is fleet of foot, they are very quick. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
Fleet of foot — If someone is fleet of foot, they are very quick … Dictionary of English idioms
foot — ► NOUN (pl. feet) 1) the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person walks. 2) the base or bottom of something vertical. 3) the end of a bed where the occupant s feet normally rest. 4) a unit of linear measure equal to 12 inches … English terms dictionary
foot — n. & v. n. (pl. feet) 1 a the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle. b the part of a sock etc. covering the foot. 2 a the lower or lowest part of anything, e.g. a mountain, a page, stairs, etc. b the lower end of a table. c the end of a bed… … Useful english dictionary
fleet — fleet1 /fleet/, n. 1. the largest organized unit of naval ships grouped for tactical or other purposes. 2. the largest organization of warships under the command of a single officer. 3. a number of naval vessels or vessels carrying armed crew… … Universalium
foot — I. noun (plural feet; also foot) Etymology: Middle English fot, from Old English fōt; akin to Old High German fuot foot, Latin ped , pes, Greek pod , pous Date: before 12th century 1. the terminal part of the vertebrate leg upon which an… … New Collegiate Dictionary
foot — noun (plural feet fi:t) 1》 the lower extremity of the leg below the ankle, on which a person or animal stands or walks. ↘literary manner or speed of walking or running: fleet of foot. ↘[treated as plural] Brit. infantry; foot soldiers. 2》 … English new terms dictionary
fleet — [OE] Fleet is one of a vast tangled web of words which traces its history back ultimately to Indo European *pleu , denoting ‘flow, float’ (amongst its other English descendants are fly, flood, flow, fledge, fowl, plover, and pluvial). Fleet… … The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins
fleet — I [[t]flit[/t]] n. 1) mil the largest organized unit of naval ships grouped for tactical or other purposes 2) mil the largest organization of warships under the command of a single officer 3) all the naval ships of a nation; navy 4) a large group … From formal English to slang