- Also bare·foot·ed. with the feet bare: a barefoot boy; to walk barefoot.
- Carpentry. (of a post or stud) secured to a sill or the like without mortising.
Origin of barefoot
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Examples from the Web for barefoot
The decomposing corpses wore the black pants and belts that fighters wear, although some were barefoot.Did Israel Execute Jihadists in Gaza?
September 7, 2014
A barefoot corpse in camouflaged khakis is being carried into the street, partially wrapped in rug, as I enter the house.Who Is Behind Gaza's Mass Execution?
August 1, 2014
Urban children kick a can on concrete and rural kids kick a rag wrapped around a rag wrapped around a rag, barefoot, on dirt.Why Americans Should Love the World Cup
June 12, 2014
“The international community calls me a barefoot soldier in the fight against diabetes,” Keuky said.How Famines Make Future Generations Fat
May 11, 2014
This was before the head-shave and the barefoot in the bathroom.Lena Dunham’s Improv Night at the Upright Citizens Brigade
March 4, 2013
She was in rags, barefoot, like the poorest nomad of them all.A Spirit in Prison
They like to walk about barefoot and have money in their stocking.Ireland as It Is
Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
"I wish she wouldn't go about barefoot," he added, with a tinge of jealousy.They of the High Trails
He was barefoot, but he wore a clean shirt of unbleached cotton, open at the neck.O Pioneers!
She was working in the garden when we got there, barefoot and ragged.My Antonia
- with the feet uncovered
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Word Origin and History for barefoot
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