- having flatfeet.
- taking or showing an uncompromising stand in a matter; firm and explicit: a flatfooted denial.
- clumsy or plodding; maladroit: flatfooted writing.
- catch one flatfooted, to catch one unprepared; surprise: The amount of the bill caught us flatfooted.
Origin of flatfooted
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