1. the manner of using the feet
2. skillful maneuvering or dealing
; - Example: "she needs some fancy footwork to cover all those lies"
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the manner of using the feet
2: skillful maneuvering or dealing; "she needs some fancy
footwork to cover all those lies"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "footwork":
ambling, ambulation, backpacking, footing, footing it,
going on foot, hiking, hitchhiking, hitching, hoofing, legwork,
lumbering, marching, pedestrianism, perambulation, sauntering,
staggering, strolling, thumbing, thumbing a ride, toddling,
tottering, tramping, treading, trudging, waddling, walking