What does underfoot mean?

Definitions for underfootˌʌn dərˈfʊt

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Underfoot

    un-dėr-fōōt′, adj. downtrodden, abject.—v.t. to shore up, to underpin.—adv. under the feet, below.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underfoot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underfoot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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