Simple Definition of underfoot
: below your feet
: near your feet so as to make movement difficult
Full Definition of underfoot
1 : under the foot especially against the ground <trampled the flowers underfoot>
2 : below, at, or before one's feet <warm sand underfoot>
3 : in the way <children always getting underfoot>
Examples of underfoot
The ground was slippery underfoot.
We walked with dried leaves crunching underfoot.
First Known Use of underfoot
UNDERFOOT Defined for Kids
Definition of underfoot
1 : under the feet <… the slippery stones slid away underfoot. — Jane Yolen, The Devil's Arithmetic>
2 : close about a person's feet : in the way <My puppy is always underfoot.>
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