duck-footed

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duck-footed (comparative more duck-footed, superlative most duck-footed)

  1. Having splayfoot; habitually standing or walking with the ends of the feet angled outward.
    • 1901, H. Rider Haggard, Lysbeth: A Tale of the Dutch, ch. 5,
      I am tired of these duck-footed Leydeners, who daren't wink at a donkey lest he should bray.
    • 1967, "Inefficient But Fast," Time, 9 Jun.,
      Texas Southern's Jim Hines, 20, is not the least bit pigeon-toed—in fact, he's just a little duck-footed, and it may be a good thing.

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Last modified on 9 May 2012, at 12:44