Definition of footstool
: a low stool used to support the feet
Recent Examples of footstool from the Web
Griffin lost an endorsement deal with Squatty Potty, a line of bathroom footstools, and has had at least five of her stand-up gigs canceled since the photos were released.
Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was delighted by the bathroom footstool maker's response but criticized CNN for not immediately doing the same.
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First Known Use of footstool
FOOTSTOOL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of footstool for English Language Learners
: a low, small piece of furniture that you can put your feet on when you are sitting
FOOTSTOOL Defined for Kids
Definition of footstool for Students
: a low stool for the feet
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