footsore

[ foo t-sawr, -sohr ]
/ ˈfʊtˌsɔr, -ˌsoʊr /
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adjective

having sore or tender feet, as from much walking.

Nearby words

  1. footrope,
  2. foots,
  3. footscraper,
  4. footsie,
  5. footslog,
  6. footstalk,
  7. footstall,
  8. footstep,
  9. footsteps editor,
  10. footstock

Origin of footsore

First recorded in 1710–20; foot + sore

Related formsfoot·sore·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for footsore

footsore

/ (ˈfʊtˌsɔː) /

adjective

having sore or tired feet, esp from much walking
Derived Formsfootsoreness, noun

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Word Origin and History for footsore

footsore

adj.

also foot-sore, 1719, from foot (n.) + sore (adj.).

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