land on one's feet

idiom

Definition of land on one's feet 

: to be in good condition or in a good situation after having a bad or difficult experience He lost his job but landed on his feet when he was hired by another company just a few days later.

Learn More about land on one's feet

Share land on one's feet

Dictionary Entries near land on one's feet

landolphia

landolphia rubber

Landon

land on one's feet

Landor

land otter

landowner

Statistics for land on one's feet

Look-up Popularity

Comments on land on one's feet

What made you want to look up land on one's feet? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a typical or ideal example

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!