Meaning of whole-footed in English:

whole-footed

adjective

  • 1historical, rare Having hooves which are not cloven; having the toes of each foot joined together (as by being webbed).

  • 2rare Treading with the whole foot on the ground, not lightly or on tiptoe; heavy-footed.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. From whole + foot + -ed.

Pronunciation

whole-footed

/ˌhəʊlˈfʊtɪd/