footlight

[ foo t-lahyt ]
/ ˈfʊtˌlaɪt /
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noun

Usually footlights. Theater. the lights at the front of a stage that are nearly on a level with the feet of the performers.
the footlights, the stage; acting profession.

Nearby words

  1. footing,
  2. footing piece,
  3. footle,
  4. footless,
  5. footlet,
  6. footlights,
  7. footling,
  8. footling presentation,
  9. footlocker,
  10. footlong

Origin of footlight

First recorded in 1830–40; foot + light1

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