Definition of footpath
: a narrow path for pedestrians
Examples of footpath in a Sentence
a footpath winding through the garden
found the footpath leading down into the valley
Recent Examples of footpath from the Web
A stout gate, leading to a footpath, provided the only break in a wire fence surrounding the jungle.
More than 12,000 miles of roads, footpaths and waterways connected Hanoi in the North with rebels in the South.
A footpath takes visitors through the park to the tunes of pounding waves.
Roberts had overreacted to a speeding motorcyclist on a footpath by later installing a chest-high, barbed-wire line across the path that almost slashed another cyclist.
While walking through a tunnel on a footpath, a man was assaulted and robbed of his cellphone.
This is only the third season that thrill seekers have been allowed to make the three-to-four-hour walk along the nearly five-mile-long wooden footpath, which hugs the face of a cliff wall making up the El Chorro gorge.
About half of the half-mile footpath had already been put in by Sunday night.
Footpaths covered with crackling leaves lead past silent houses dedicated to the gods, their interiors molded like a large animal’s intestines.
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First Known Use of footpath
FOOTPATH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of footpath for English Language Learners
: a narrow path that people walk on
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Definition of footpath for Students
: a path for walkers
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