footfall

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noun foot·fall \ˈfu̇t-ˌfȯl\

Definition of footfall

  1. :  the sound of a footstep

Examples of footfall in a sentence

  1. She heard footfalls echoing in the hall.

Circa 1616

First Known Use of footfall

circa 1616


FOOTFALL Defined for English Language Learners

footfall

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noun foot·fall \ˈfu̇t-ˌfȯl\

Definition of footfall for English Language Learners

  • : the sound of a footstep


FOOTFALL Defined for Kids

footfall

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noun foot·fall \ˈfu̇t-ˌfȯl\

Definition of footfall for Students

  1. :  the sound of a footstep

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