under the feet
"trampled the beans underfoot"; "green grass growing underfoot"
in the way and hindering progress
"a house with children and pets and toys always underfoot"
(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.
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.
Situated under oneu2019s feet.
Origin: Compound of under + foot.
under the feet; underneath; below. See Under foot, under Foot, n
low; base; abject; trodden down
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
un-dėr-fōōt′, adj. downtrodden, abject.—v.t. to shore up, to underpin.—adv. under the feet, below.
The numerical value of underfoot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of underfoot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We make ourselves a ladder out of our vices if we trample the vices themselves underfoot.
The safest road to hell is the gradual one-the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
Ask yourself, ‘How soft or layered do I want the texture and pile of the carpet to be? How do I want it to feel underfoot when I step out of bed?’ for versatility, the best carpet shades for most schemes are charcoal, taupe and sand.
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