adverb \-ˈft\

: below your feet

: near your feet so as to make movement difficult

Full Definition of UNDERFOOT

:  under the foot especially against the ground <trampled the flowers underfoot>
:  below, at, or before one's feet <warm sand underfoot>
:  in the way <children always getting underfoot>

Examples of UNDERFOOT

  1. The ground was slippery underfoot.
  2. We walked with dried leaves crunching underfoot.

First Known Use of UNDERFOOT

13th century


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