footrest

[ foo t-rest ]
/ ˈfʊtˌrɛst /

noun

a support for a person's feet, as an attachment to a barber's chair or a dentist's chair.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. footpath,
  2. footplate,
  3. footprint,
  4. footprints on the sands of time,
  5. footrace,
  6. footrope,
  7. foots,
  8. footscraper,
  9. footsie,
  10. footslog

Origin of footrest

First recorded in 1860–65; foot + rest1

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British Dictionary definitions for footrest

footrest

/ (ˈfʊtˌrɛst) /

noun

something that provides a support for the feet, such as a low stool, rail, etc
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