flat footed

flat footed

1. Slow to react. Unprepared. Often used in the phrase "caught flat footed." That goal was my fault, guys, I got caught flat footed on the play.
2. Clumsy and awkward. Don't trust her carrying that vase, she's so flat footed. I would change your opening argument—it's a little flat footed right now.
See also: flat, footed