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Meaning of "footwork" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOOTWORK

footwork  [ˈfʊtˌwɜːk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOOTWORK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Footwork is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOOTWORK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of footwork in the English dictionary

The first definition of footwork in the dictionary is skilful use of the feet, as in sports, dancing, etc. Other definition of footwork is clever manoeuvring. Footwork is also preliminary groundwork.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOOTWORK


artwork
ˈɑːtˌwɜːk
basketwork
ˈbɑːskɪtˌwɜːk
breastwork
ˈbrɛstˌwɜːk
brightwork
ˈbraɪtˌwɜːk
cabinetwork
ˈkæbɪnɪtˌwɜːk
craftwork
ˈkrɑːftˌwɜːk
cutwork
ˈkʌtˌwɜːk
ductwork
ˈdʌktˌwɜːk
flatwork
ˈflætˌwɜːk
framework
ˈfreɪmˌwɜːk
fretwork
ˈfrɛtˌwɜːk
frostwork
ˈfrɒstˌwɜːk
knotwork
ˈnɒtˌwɜːk
network
ˈnɛtˌwɜːk
nonnetwork
ˌnɒnˈnɛtˌwɜːk
outwork
ˈaʊtˌwɜːk
paintwork
ˈpeɪntˌwɜːk
scutwork
ˈskʌtˌwɜːk
shiftwork
ˈʃɪftˌwɜːk
tutwork
ˈtʌtˌwɜːk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOOTWORK

footslog
footslogged
footslogger
footslogging
footsore
footsoreness
footstalk
footstall
footstep
footsteps editor
footstock
footstone
footstool
footwall
footway
footwear
footweary
footwell
footworn
footy

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOOTWORK

all in a day´s work
at work
augmented transition network
bamboo network
communications network
crossover network
local area network
neural network
old boy network
out of work
patchwork
railway network
seatwork
sensor network
shitwork
teamwork
wickerwork
wide area network
wireless sensor network
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Synonyms and antonyms of footwork in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «footwork» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOOTWORK

Find out the translation of footwork to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of footwork from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «footwork» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

步法
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

trabajo de pies
570 millions of speakers

English

footwork
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

फुटवर्क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الملعب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ног
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

footwork
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পা-চালনার কৌশল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jeu de jambe
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kerja kaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Beinarbeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フットワーク
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

발놀림
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Footwork
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chân
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கால்தாளத்தில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फुटवर्क
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ayak hakimiyeti
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

footwork
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

praca nóg
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ніг
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

footwork
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

footwork
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voetwerk
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fotarbete
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fotarbeid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of footwork

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOTWORK»

The term «footwork» is quite widely used and occupies the 39.979 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOTWORK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about footwork

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4 QUOTES WITH «FOOTWORK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word footwork.
1
Jeremy Abbott
I have great artistry, I can spin well, I have good footwork, and I can jump. I can do the quad jump, and I've done it multiple times in competition. It's definitely a jump that I have in my arsenal. I like to think of myself as the complete skater.
2
Wilson Mizner
In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.
3
Karel Reisz
A style is not a matter of camera angles or fancy footwork, it's an expression, an accurate expression of your particular opinion.
4
John Searle
I want to block some common misunderstandings about 'understanding': In many of these discussions one finds a lot of fancy footwork about the word 'understanding.'

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOOTWORK»

Discover the use of footwork in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to footwork and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Footwork: The Story of Fred and Adele Astaire
Capturing the grace and beauty of the two biggest names in dance history, this glimpse into the lives of siblings Fred and Adele Astaire traces their extraordinary journey to success on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Roxane Orgill, 2013
2
Professional Tennis Drills: 75 Drills to Perfect Your ...
Demonstrates practice drills designed to perfect advanced techniques Lewis Brewer and some of the leading coaches of the United States Tennis Association have developed 75 drills that will help every player develop a winning game.
Lewis Brewer, United States Tennis Association, 1985
3
Footwork King
FOOTWORK. KING. CHAPTER. 1. Once Upon A time about 1,000 years B.C In Africa (the mother land) lived warriors Warriors of a different kind of world with Very unique gifts. These warriors instead of Violence their way of life was to battle  ...
Roy Crenshaw
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The Complete Book of Figure Skating
Footwork is a combination of turns and freestyle moves that, together, are the glue that holds a program together. There are three basic types of footwork — straight line, circular, and serpentine. These terms describe the pattern of the footwork.
Carole Shulman, 2002
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Taekwondo Basics:
FOOTWORK, or jitgi, refers to your ability to place yourself where you want to be in the midst of competition, and to move yourself out of unfavorable locations. To the average individual, footwork is just a random set of occurrences that causes ...
Scott Shaw, 2003
6
Advanced Taekwondo
The reason that training with footwork drills is an essential tool in the ongoing development of the advanced tae- ... Footwork refers to your ability to place yourself where you want to be in the midst of competition and to move yourself out of ...
Scott Shaw, 2006
7
Netball: Steps to Success
Running, landing, pivoting and stepping on form the basic movements for footwork skills. You can easily add a simple jump to these. Ask your coach to check your action to ensure that you are not penalised for stepping or dragging your feet.
Wilma Shakespear, Margaret Caldow, 2009
8
Bollettieri's Tennis Handbook
From the wide footwork base of your strong foundation position, we recommend the drop-step-and-drive technique to take you from rest into motion. The most critical factor to quick reaction time is the first-step move, which should immediately ...
Nick Bollettieri, 2001
9
Field Hockey: Steps to Success
Steps to Success Elizabeth Anders, Susan Myers. Balance and Footwork BALANCED ATTACK STANCE Misstep Your stick head is not comfortably. The ability to play near your potential is the mark of a successful field hockey player and, ...
Elizabeth Anders, Susan Myers
10
Tennis Kung Fu
62 Play with 'universal rule offollow-through' 63 Footwork: 360-spin style footwork 101 Footwork: Alter-twist style footwork 100 Footwork: Dipper effective footwork 5, 99, 145, 154 Footwork: Dipper footwork at the net 156 Footwork: Dipper ...
Master Bruce Wang, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOOTWORK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term footwork is used in the context of the following news items.
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Walker bedevils Cards with bat, footwork : Sports
Now, for Walker's fancy footwork. He had singled and scored in the first. Then, in the third, running at second base with one out, he jumped, ... «STLtoday.com, Jul 15»
2
Best Jump Footwork Patterns - ChicagoNow
One of the greatest exercise skills you can have is the ability to jump rope. On Tuesday, I had a great conversation with my daughter's figure ... «ChicagoNow, Jul 15»
3
Video: Steelers Antwon Blake Attempting To Become The Footwork
Friday, Blake posted a video of himself that includes him working on his footwork and change of direction skills. The cornerback is apparently ... «Steelers Depot, Jul 15»
4
DJ Roc returns with raw footwork album Practice What U Preach …
He's been producing since 2001, is still a regular DJ at Chicago's weekly footwork battles at South Side's Battlegroundz, and has continued to ... «Tiny Mix Tapes, Jul 15»
5
EXO's Lay flaunts fancy footwork with Hansol and Ten
Social Media. EXO's Lay flaunts fancy footwork with Hansol and Ten. July 9, 2015 @ 4:03 pm. by jubilantj. 54. 2. 63; 48951. 12. 12. 0. 0 ... «allkpop, Jul 15»
6
Redistricting Not Worth the Verbal Footwork
Justice Ginsburg, as capable of fancy verbal footwork as the chief justice, argues that they amount to the same thing, since the referendum was ... «Patriot Post, Jul 15»
7
VIDEO: Seahawks WR Paul Richardson looks healthy in footwork drill
Paul Richardson is coming off surgery for an ACL, but looks like he will be ready to go for the Seattle Seahawks once the regular season starts. «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
8
Arsenal target Demarai Gray shows off the impressive footwork that's …
The Birmingham City winger possesses some very, very nifty footwork, which he shows off in the video above. And it's those skills that have the ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Irish dancer improves her footwork for youth tennis tourney at Air Force
Her father figured it'd be a "fun little activity" that helped with her footwork. She'd been playing tennis before she was 5. And she started playing ... «Colorado Springs Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Watch: Seahawks WR Paul Richardson runs footwork drills
The prognosis didn't look too promising for Seahawks wide receiver Paul Richardson back in February, when general manager John ... «247Sports, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Footwork [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/footwork>. Aug 2019 ».
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