[ foo t-lahyt ]
/ ˈfʊtˌlaɪt /


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.

Origin of footlight

First recorded in 1830–40; foot + light1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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