heavy-footed  {adj.}
1. Slow and clumsy in walking or movement; awkward in using your feet.
The fat man tried to dance, but he was too heavy-footed.
Martha is not fat, but she is heavy-footed and walks noisily.
2. Awkward in choice and order of words; not smooth and graceful; clumsy.
In Mary's compositions, the words seem to dance, but John's compositions are always heavy-footed.
3. or lead-footed  {informal}
Likely to drive an automobile fast.
Jerry is a bad driver because he is too heavy-footed.
Compare: STEP ON IT.
Categories: cars {adj.} {informal}