clubfoot

noun club·foot \ ˈkləb-ˌfu̇t \

Definition of clubfoot

:a congenitally misshapen foot twisted out of position; also :this deformity

clubfooted

play \-ˌfu̇-təd\ adjective

Examples of clubfoot in a Sentence

  1. clubfoot and other major birth defects

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First Known Use of clubfoot

1538


CLUBFOOT Defined for English Language Learners

clubfoot

noun

Definition of clubfoot for English Language Learners

  • : a foot that does not have a normal shape : a badly twisted or deformed foot that someone is born with; also : the medical condition of having such a foot


Medical Dictionary

clubfoot

noun club·foot \ ˈkləb-ˈfu̇t \

medical Definition of clubfoot

plural clubfeet play \-ˈfēt\
1 :any of numerous congenital deformities of the foot in which it is twisted out of position or shape called also talipes; compare talipes equinovarus, talipes equinus, talipes valgus, talipes varus
2 :a foot affected with clubfoot

clubfooted

play \-ˈfu̇t-əd\ adjective


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