foot + work
footwork (usually uncountable, plural footworks)
- 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:
- 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.