footsore

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

adjective

having sore or tender feet, as from much walking.

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Origin of footsore

First recorded in 1710–20; foot + sore

OTHER WORDS FROM footsore

foot·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 forms of footsore

footsoreness, noun
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