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afoot

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adverb or adjective \ə-ˈfu̇t\

Simple Definition of afoot

  • : developing or happening now : in progress

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of afoot

  1. 1 :  on foot

  2. 2 :  in the process of development :  under way <a plan is afoot to build a new school>

13th Century

First Known Use of afoot

13th century

Rhymes with afoot

barefoot, bigfoot, birthroot, Blackfoot, board foot, claw-foot, clubfoot, cocksfoot, coltsfoot, crow's-foot, cube root, enroot, forefoot, hard put, hotfoot, input, kaput, on foot, outfoot, output, prop root, Rajput, redroot, shot put, snakeroot, splayfoot, square root, squawroot, taproot, throughput, trench foot, uproot, webfoot


AFOOT Defined for Kids

afoot

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adverb or adjective \ə-ˈfu̇t\

Definition of afoot for Students

  1. 1 :  on foot <traveled afoot>

  2. 2 :  happening now :  going on <We sensed that there was trouble afoot.>





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