Definition of footwork noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    footwork

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈfʊtwərk//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1 the way in which a person moves their feet when playing a sport or dancing
  2. 2the ability to react quickly and skillfully to a difficult situation It was going to take some deft political footwork to save the situation.
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