Definition of forefoot
1a : one of the anterior feet especially of a quadrupedb : the front part of the human foot; also : the front part of a shoe
2 : the forward part of a ship where the stem and keel meet
Recent Examples of forefoot from the Web
Most women have a narrow heel and a wider forefoot, and a pointed toe or narrow toe box could cause bunions, hammer toe, ingrown nails and other problems.
Its right forefoot lies by its side, its five digits splayed upward.
Heel and mid-foot strikers will really enjoy running in these shoes, but forefoot strikers will find things a bit tougher with the way the midsole cushioning is distributed.
Engineers settled on a grooved forefoot that wicks water like a tire and that's more pliant for maximum ball contact.
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First Known Use of forefoot
FOREFOOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of forefoot for English Language Learners
: either one of the front feet of a four-footed animal
FOREFOOT Defined for Kids
Definition of forefoot for Students
: one of the front feet of an animal with four feet
Medical Definition of forefoot
1: one of the anterior feet especially of a quadruped
2: the front part of the human foot
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