flat-footed

adjective
flat-foot·​ed | \ˈflat-ˌfu̇-təd, ˌflat-ˈfu̇-\

Definition of flat-footed 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : affected with flatfoot broadly : walking with a dragging or shambling gait

2a : firm and well balanced on the feet

b : free from reservation : forthright had an honest flat-footed way of saying a thing

3 : not ready : unprepared used chiefly in the phrase catch one flat-footed

4 : proceeding in a plodding or unimaginative way : pedestrian flat-footed prose

flat-footed

adverb

Definition of flat-footed (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : in an open and determined manner : flatly

2 : with the feet flat on a surface (such as the ground)

Other Words from flat-footed

Adjective

flat-footedly adverb
flat-footedness noun

First Known Use of flat-footed

Adjective

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adverb

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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flat-footed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of flat-footed

: having flat feet

: walking or moving in a slow and awkward way

: not ready or prepared

flat-footed

adjective
flat-foot·​ed | \-ˈfu̇t-əd \

Medical Definition of flat-footed 

: affected with flatfoot broadly : walking with a dragging or shambling gait

Other Words from flat-footed

flat-footedly adverb
flat-footedness noun

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