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lead-footed

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Lead is a heavy metal; therefore feet made of lead would move sluggishly, or weigh heavily on the accelerator pedal of a vehicle.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. Slow, boring, dull or stupid.
  2. Tending to drive too fast.