lead-footed

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

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