Definition for footed (2 of 2)
noun, plural feet for 1–4, 8–11, 16, 19, 21; foots for 20.
- a shaped or ornamented feature terminating a leg at its lower part.
- any of several short legs supporting a central shaft, as of a pedestal table.
- sediment or dregs.
- footlight(def 1).
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of foot
Examples from the Web for footed
More than half of the $170 million bill will be footed by federal and local government.
Disclosure: Microsoft footed the bill for travel and accommodations.War Games: Microsoft Invades Liechtenstein for Halo 4 Blowout|Alex Klein|November 8, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Dozens more congressional trips were footed by taxpayers, supposedly in the name of research.Exclusive: Congressional Travel Spikes, Despite Vows of Austerity|Laura Colarusso|June 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Hirni also footed the bill for hotel rooms, airfare, a $400 steak dinner, souvenirs, and a $600 strip-club visit.
The total losses now footed up nineteen men since the morning of the 5th of May.Vermont riflemen in the war for the union, 1861 to 1865|William Y. W. Ripley
I footed on my way as fast as I could, for the cut was still tender.
Fleetly David footed the stairs and returned with two soup plates.David Dunne|Belle Kanaris Maniates
I wyll not speake much more of their nature, but, onely, that they are footed lyke a Goose.All About Dogs|Charles Henry Lane
Mr. George added this sum to the column, and then footed it up.Rollo in Holland|Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for footed (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for footed (2 of 2)
noun plural feet (fiːt)
- a unit of length equal to one third of a yard or 12 inches. 1 Imperial foot is equivalent to 0.3048 metreAbbreviation: ft
- any of various units of length used at different times and places, typically about 10 per cent greater than the Imperial foot
- infantry, esp in the British army
- (as modifier)a foot soldier
- a unit used in classifying organ pipes according to their pitch, in terms of the length of an equivalent column of air
- this unit applied to stops and registers on other instruments
- the margin at the bottom of a page
- the undersurface of a piece of type
- walking or running
- in progress; astir; afoot
- to try to do one's best
- to hurry
- to act firmly
- to increase speed (in a motor vehicle) by pressing down on the accelerator
Word Origin for foot
Medicine definitions for footed
n. pl. feet (fēt)
Science definitions for footed
Plural feet (fēt)
Idioms and Phrases with footed
In addition to the idioms beginning with foot
- foot in both camps, have a
- foot in one's mouth, put one's
- foot in the door, get one's
- foot the bill
- bound hand and foot
- caught flat-footed
- get off on the wrong foot
- not touch with a ten-foot pole
- one foot in the grave
- on foot
- on the right foot
- play footsie
- put one's best foot forward
- put one's foot down
- put one's foot in it
- set foot
- shoe is on the other foot
- shoot oneself in the foot
- wait on hand and foot
Also see underfeet.