[ foot-mahrk ]
See synonyms for footmark on
  1. a footprint.

Origin of footmark

First recorded in 1635–45; foot + mark1

Words Nearby footmark Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use footmark in a sentence

  • She saw no tracks, but some time afterwards found a footmark where the trail left the clearing.

    Northwest! | Harold Bindloss
  • Curious, because, so far as one can trace any footmark in this mud-stained corner, one would say it was a more shapely sole.

    The Valley of Fear | Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • So he stamped heavily on the soft ground, and added, 'As long as this footmark remains sharp and clear, I shall be safe.

  • Blood issued from his foot, which slid along the stone pavement, leaving a long footmark, printed in blood.

  • For eight days we travelled without seeing a sign of human presence but that one vague footmark in the sand.

    Heralds of Empire | Agnes C. Laut

British Dictionary definitions for footmark


/ (ˈfʊtˌmɑːk) /

  1. a mark or trace of mud, wetness, etc, left by a person's foot on a surface

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