tinea pedis

noun
tinea pe·​dis | \ -ˈpe-dəs How to pronounce tinea pedis (audio) \

Definition of tinea pedis

Examples of tinea pedis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Appropriately enough, tinea pedis, or athlete's foot, is the most common fungal infection picked up in gyms, according to Fullem. Scott Douglas, sun-sentinel.com, "Your gym is teeming with invisible members: Germs. Here’s how to avoid them.," 29 July 2019 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018 According to The Points Guy, the most likely suspect is a fungal infection, specifically tinea pedis, a.k.a. Meghan Overdeep, ajc, "Why you should always wear socks through airport security," 12 June 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tinea pedis.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of tinea pedis

1948, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tinea pedis

New Latin, tinea of the foot

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about tinea pedis

Statistics for tinea pedis

Time Traveler for tinea pedis

The first known use of tinea pedis was in 1948

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for tinea pedis

tinea pedis

noun
tinea pe·​dis | \ -ˈped-əs How to pronounce tinea pedis (audio) \

Medical Definition of tinea pedis

Comments on tinea pedis

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

WORD OF THE DAY

to spread as a report or rumor

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Bee Cubed

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!