HyperDic: surefooted

English > 2 senses of the word surefooted:
ADJECTIVEallsurefooted, sure-footed, footsurenot liable to stumble or fall
allsurefooted, confident, sure-footednot liable to error in judgment or action
English > surefooted: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningnot liable to stumble or fall.
Example"on surefooted donkeys"
Synonymssure-footed, footsure
Broadersteadynot subject to change or variation especially in behavior
English > surefooted: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot liable to error in judgment or action.
Examples
  • "most surefooted of the statesmen who dealt with the depression"- Walter Lippman
  • "demonstrates a surefooted storytelling talent"- Michiko Kakutani
Synonymsconfident, sure-footed
Broadercapable(usually followed by 'of') having capacity or ability
Spanishseguro
Catalansegur

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