What does barefoot mean?

Definitions for barefoot
bɛərˌfʊtbare·foot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barefoot, barefooted, shoelessadverb

    without shoes

    "the barefoot boy"; "shoeless Joe Jackson"

  2. barefooted, barefootadverb

    without shoes on

    "he chased her barefoot across the meadow"

Wiktionary

  1. barefootadverb

    Wearing nothing on the feet.

    She likes to go barefoot in the summertime.

  2. barefootadjective

    Wearing nothing on the feet.

    She likes to go barefoot in the summertime.

  3. barefootadjective

    not using snow chains.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Barefootadjective

    Without shoes.

    Etymology: from bare and foot.

    She must have a husband;
    I must dance barefoot on her wedding day. William Shakespeare.

    Going to find a barefoot brother out,
    One of our order. William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet.

    Ambitious love hath so in me offended,
    That barefoot plod I the cold ground upon
    With sainted vow. William Shakespeare.

    Envoys describe this holy man, with his Alcaydes about him, standing barefoot, bowing to the earth. Addison.

Wikipedia

  1. Barefoot

    Barefoot is the state of not wearing any footwear. There are health benefits and some risks associated with going barefoot. Shoes, while they offer protection, can limit the flexibility, strength, and mobility of the foot and can lead to higher incidences of flexible flat foot, bunions, hammer toe, and Morton's neuroma. Walking and running barefoot results in a more natural gait, allowing for a more rocking motion of the foot, eliminating the hard heel strike and generating less collision force in the foot and lower leg.There are many sports that are performed barefoot, most notably gymnastics and martial arts, but also beach volleyball, swimming, barefoot running, barefoot hiking, and water skiing.

ChatGPT

  1. barefoot

    Barefoot refers to the state of not wearing any shoes, socks, or any other type of covering on one's feet, exposing the soles to the environment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Barefoot

    with the feet bare; without shoes or stockings

Wikidata

  1. Barefoot

    Barefoot is the state of not wearing any footwear. While for functional, fashion, and social reasons footwear is generally worn, the wearing of footwear volitionally is exclusively a human characteristic and is a feature of many human societies, especially outdoors and not in an exclusively private context. Many people do not wear footwear in their home, and some expect visitors to do the same. Many people regard the wearing of footwear as a sign of civilization and being barefoot as a sign of poverty. However, even when poverty is not relevant, some still choose to be barefoot, at least in some situations. There are health risks and benefits associated with going barefoot. Footwear provides protection from cuts, abrasions, and bruises, from objects on the ground, as well as protection from frostbite and parasites like hookworm. However, some shoes can limit the flexibility and mobility of the foot and can lead to higher incidences of flat feet or toes that curve inwards. Walking barefoot also results in a more natural gait, allowing for a more rocking motion of the foot and eliminating the hard heel strike and generating less collision force in the foot and lower leg.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. BAREFOOT

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Barefoot is ranked #7900 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Barefoot surname appeared 4,190 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Barefoot.

    95.1% or 3,985 total occurrences were White.
    1.9% or 81 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 51 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    1.1% or 48 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.3% or 16 total occurrences were Black.
    0.2% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of barefoot in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of barefoot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of barefoot in a Sentence

  1. Italian Proverb:

    If you scatter thorns, don't go barefoot.

  2. Sheriff Grady Judd:

    John Camfield mowed them down, ran through them like a bowling ball through bowling pins. it’s devastating in the greatest sense of the word. One of the victims was the 11-year-old daughter of an off-duty deputy. He ran outside barefoot after getting a frantic phone call from her and assumed the worst as he came upon the injured children.

  3. Laurie Hernandez:

    The heels played a big role. For gymnastics you’re barefoot 100 percent of the time.

  4. Sarah Jackson:

    Before you criticize someone, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, if he gets angry, he'll be a mile away--and barefoot.

  5. Mazin Yusif:

    I saw the explosion in front of my grandfather's house. I ran to their house barefoot, I saw my grandfather sitting... suffocated, then I became dizzy.

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