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Condition where an impatient driver repeatedly inches towards the car in front of him through the duration of a red traffic light.
Damn, the dude behind me has a serious case of Lightfoot and is creeping up my bumper as if it's going to get him to work earlier.
by TDSing January 21, 2013

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The word Lightfoot probably originated in the Midwest where it was popular with people during the Great Depression and Dust Bowl era. It’s now making a comeback and refers to people who will lie to you and steal you blind after you have helped them.

Lightfoots move around a lot—go on down the road—mostly because people and the law are after them, earning their moniker ”Lightfoot”.

Nowadays, Lightfoots are often hooked on drugs or are sociopaths. Having no regard or empathy for other people, they rarely have real friends. They will jump from job to job but would rather earn their money the easy way—illegally!

They tend to be self-destructive and are often in and out of jail. A Lightfoot will take advantage of family and strangers alike, often hurting those who love them most.
A Lightfoot stole my purse after I gave her a ride in my car.
by Coyote Evil September 04, 2016

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When presented with a long list of complicated tasks and one takes the easiest possible route, doing things incorrectly and cutting corners to the extreme.
Jim: Our sales reps have gotten really lazy lately. I've gotten 30 invoices in the past five days for the same account. They're just fudging their numbers as they go along with no recourse for the past.
Sue: I know. I used to try to keep up with it correctly, but now I'm just lightfooting it.
by jjason82 April 06, 2009

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