find one's feet


: to start to be comfortable in a new situation : to begin to be confident or successful
They quickly found their feet in their adopted country.
I was away for a long time, so it will take me a while to find my feet again.

Dictionary Entries Near find one's feet

Cite this Entry

“Find one's feet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!