footstool

play
noun foot·stool \ˈfu̇t-ˌstül\

Definition of footstool

  1. :  a low stool used to support the feet

1530

First Known Use of footstool

1530


FOOTSTOOL Defined for English Language Learners

footstool

play
noun foot·stool \ˈfu̇t-ˌstül\

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

footstool

play
noun foot·stool \ˈfu̇t-ˌstül\

Definition of footstool for Students

  1. :  a low stool for the feet



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up footstool? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

acid in temper, mood, or tone

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • peter-bruegel-tower-of-babel-painting
  • What language does pajama come from?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!