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View synonyms for footrest

footrest

[ foot-rest ]

noun

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


footrest

/ ˈfʊtˌrɛst /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of footrest1

First recorded in 1860–65; foot + rest 1
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Example Sentences

The apex came when Green crashed into Jaylen Brown on a 3-pointer, used him as a footrest and shoved him in the back in the span of a five-second spat — and somehow avoided a night-ending second tech.

This particular beast features heated ergonomic seats that look like something out of a SpaceX rocket, a locking safety bar, individual footrests, and, of course, a tinted bubble to stave off that icy New England wind.

While reviewers rave that the desk is easy to assemble and operate, shorter people find that even the lowest setting is too high for sitting, and recommend using a good office chair and footrest for optimal performance.

“Put your feet up so I can put this right here,” she said, because My’onna’s legs were still dangling off the front of the footrests.

Its sleek upholstered fabric gives it a professional look while still being sporty, and the added pillows and footrest offer tons of support.

Under the spell of the music he relaxed, pushed out the footrest of the chair, and lay back at ease, smoking dreamily.

He propped his feet on the footrest of the seat ahead of him, spoke to the other occupant of the seat.

In earlier forms it was used as a footrest to keep the feet from the damp or draughty rush floor.

A shaded lamp burned softly on the center-table, and beside it stood the doctor's easy-chair and footrest.

I hear my name called, I lay aside my book and meerschaum, push back my footrest, and go to the door.

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