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footbridge

[foo t-brij]
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noun
  1. a bridge intended for pedestrians only.
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Origin of footbridge

First recorded in 1325–75, footbridge is from the Middle English word fotbrigge. See foot, bridge1
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Related Words for footbridge

viaduct, footbridge, walkway, span, skyway

Examples from the Web for footbridge

Contemporary Examples of footbridge

Historical Examples of footbridge

  • But, as the footbridge was approached, his purpose received a setback.

    The Law-Breakers

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • She did not pause for breath until she reached the footbridge.

    The Law-Breakers

    Ridgwell Cullum

  • In those days there was no bridge here, not even a footbridge.

    Dorothy's House Party

    Evelyn Raymond

  • We slipped across a footbridge over Cedar Creek, and whistled.

    At Good Old Siwash

    George Fitch

  • They rushed for the footbridge and a firefighter blocked their way.

    Makers

    Cory Doctorow


British Dictionary definitions for footbridge

footbridge

noun
  1. a narrow bridge for the use of pedestrians
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