foot fault

noun

Definition of foot fault

: an infraction of the service rules (as in tennis, racquetball, or volleyball) that results from illegal placement of the server's feet

footfault

play \ˈfu̇t-ˌfȯlt\ intransitive verb

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1886

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  • tennis : the mistake of not keeping your feet behind the baseline when you serve


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