footed

adjective
foot·ed | \ ˈfu̇-təd \

Definition of footed 

: having a foot or feet especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination a four-footed animal

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The resulting imbalance in the marine ecosystem is already impacting the iconic blue-footed booby, whose population has decreased in recent years. Alexandra Kirkman, Fortune, "Visit the Galapagos Like a Royal," 23 June 2018 Chances were few and far between as the first half drew to a close but Sweden's danger man Berg rippled the side netting with a weak footed effort with what turned out to be the last kick of the half. SI.com, "Mexico 0-3 Sweden: Defenders Strike for the Swedes to Knock Germany Out of the World Cup," 27 June 2018 Brazil started on the front foot straight after the restart and Guillermo Ochoa was forced into an early save when Philippe Coutinho fired a powerful right-footed effort towards goal. Ben Carter, Pro Soccer USA, "Brazil 2-0 Mexico: Neymar strike sends Seleção through, spirited El Tri dumped from World Cup," 2 July 2018 Brazil started on the front foot straight after the restart and Guillermo Ochoa was forced into an early save when Philippe Coutinho fired a powerful right-footed effort towards goal. SI.com, "Brazil 2-0 Mexico: Neymar Strikes to Send Seleção Through as Spirited El Tri Dumped Out," 2 July 2018 With forwards routinely being switched onto guards 20 feet from the rim, the plodding, slow-footed big man is almost extinct. J. Michael, Indianapolis Star, "Hard-working, self-made Alize Johnson banks on versatility, rebounding with Pacers," 1 July 2018 Last winter, a red-footed booby, a tropical species better known from Hawaii and the Galapagos, was visible from the end of the pier for a couple weeks. Jill K. Robinson, SFChronicle.com, "5 places to spot birds in Half Moon Bay," 12 July 2018 Gerard Pique was quite lucky to remain on the pitch after putting a two-footed challenge in on striker Khalid Boutaib in only the eighth minute. SI.com, "Spain 2-2 Morocco: Late Drama Sees La Roja Top Group B After Falling Behind Twice," 25 June 2018 Troubleshooting Problems The biggest threats to carrots are four-footed critters such as deer, gophers, woodchucks, and rabbits. The Editors Of Organic Life, Good Housekeeping, "Everything You Need To Know To Grow Beautiful Carrots," 30 Aug. 2017

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14th century, in the meaning defined above

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footed

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of footed

: having a foot or feet of a specified kind or number

footed

adjective
foot·ed | \ ˈfu̇-təd \

Kids Definition of footed

1 : having a foot or feet a footed goblet

2 : having such or so many feet four-footed animals

footed

adjective
foot·ed | \ ˈfu̇t-əd \

Medical Definition of footed 

: having a foot or feet especially of a specified kind or number often used in combination a four-footed animal

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