puss•y•footPronunciation: (poos'ē-foot"), [key]
—v., n., pl. -foots.
to go or move in a stealthy or cautious manner.
to act cautiously or timidly, as if afraid to commit oneself on a point at issue.
a person with a catlike, or soft and stealthy, tread.
2. Chiefly Brit.
a teetotaler or prohibitionist.
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