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flatfoot

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noun flat·foot \-ˌfu̇t (always so in sense 3), ˌflat-ˈ\

Definition of flatfoot

plural flat·feet play \-ˌfēt, -ˈfēt\

  1. 1 :  a condition in which the arch of the instep is flattened so that the entire sole rests upon the ground

  2. 2 :  a foot affected with flatfoot

  3. 3 a or plural flatfoots slang :  police officer; especially :  a patrolman walking a regular beat b slang :  sailor



Examples of flatfoot

  1. <a comic strip about a square-jawed, trench-coated flatfoot who always caught the crooks in suitably dramatic fashion>



1860

First Known Use of flatfoot

1860


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flatfoot

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noun flat·foot \-ˈfu̇t, -ˌfu̇t\

Medical Definition of flatfoot

plural flat·feet \-ˈfēt, -ˌfēt\play

  1. 1:  a condition in which the arch of the instep is flattened so that the entire sole rests upon the ground

  2. 2:  a foot affected with flatfoot




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