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foot +‎ work

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footwork (usually uncountable, plural footworks)

  1. Any movement of the feet, especially intricate or complex movement, as in sports or dancing.
    The dancer impressed the crowd with his fancy footwork.
    • 2011 October 1, Phil McNulty, “Everton 0 - 2 Liverpool”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Everton defender Distin then demonstrated neat footwork to evade a succession of challenges inside the area before sending a rising, angled effort narrowly off target.