Examples of footstep in a sentence
She slowly took one footstep toward the frightened animal.
It's five footsteps from the bedroom to the bathroom.
First Known Use of footstep
FOOTSTEP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of footstep for English Language Learners
: a movement made by your foot as you walk or run
: the distance covered by a step
: the sound of a foot making a step
FOOTSTEP Defined for Kids
Definition of footstep for Students
1 : a step of the foot <Don't take another footstep!>
2 : the distance covered by a step <The bathroom is only a few footsteps away.>
3 : footprint
4 : the sound of a foot taking a step <We heard footsteps.>
5 : a way of life or action <He followed in his father's footsteps.>
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