Definitions for underfootˌʌn dərˈfʊt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•footˌʌn dərˈfʊt(adv.)

  1. under the foot or feet; on the ground or underneath.

  2. in the way.

  3. (adj.)lying under the foot or feet; in a position to be stepped on.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underfoot(adverb)

    under the feet

    "trampled the beans underfoot"; "green grass growing underfoot"

  2. underfoot(adverb)

    in the way and hindering progress

    "a house with children and pets and toys always underfoot"


  1. underfoot(Adverb)

    (to crush, to trample, etc.) Under one's feet.

    The workers were all big, burly, hard-hearted men, tromping through the marsh in their heavy boots without sparing so much as a single thought for the masses of tiny frogs they crushed underfoot.

  2. underfoot(Adverb)

    In the way; situated so as to obstruct or hinder.

    It would be easier to do a big project like that someday when we don't have a bunch of newcomers underfoot.

  3. underfoot(Adjective)

    Situated under oneu2019s feet.

  4. Origin: Compound of under + foot.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Underfoot(adverb)

    under the feet; underneath; below. See Under foot, under Foot, n

  2. Underfoot(adj)

    low; base; abject; trodden down

Translations for underfoot

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


on the ground under the feet of anyone walking

It is not actually raining just now but it is very wet underfoot.

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