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footworn

[foo t-wawrn, -wohrn]
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adjective
  1. worn down by the feet: a footworn pavement.
  2. footsore.
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Origin of footworn

First recorded in 1785–95; foot + worn
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Examples from the Web for footworn

Historical Examples

  • Night after night they played their fiddles and danced till dawn on their footworn puncheon floors.

    The Conquest

    Eva Emery Dye

  • It is a charming place, rather shabby and footworn, as befits a strictly popular resort, but with a character all its own.

  • The corkscrew stairway, broken and footworn though it is, seems infinitely less perilous.


British Dictionary definitions for footworn

footworn

adjective
  1. Also: footweary footsore
  2. worn away by the feeta footworn staircase
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