barefoot

[ bair-foo t ]
/ ˈbɛərˌfʊt /

adjective, adverb

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

before 1000; Middle English barfot, Old English bærfōt. See bare1, foot
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British Dictionary definitions for barefoot

barefoot

barefooted

/ (ˈbɛəˌfʊt) /

adjective, adverb

with the feet uncovered
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Word Origin and History for barefoot

barefoot


adj.

Old English bærfot; see bare (adj.) + foot (n.).

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