footworn

[ foo t-wawrn, -wohrn ]
/ ˈfʊtˌwɔrn, -ˌwoʊrn /
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adjective

worn down by the feet: a footworn pavement.

Nearby words

  1. footwall,
  2. footway,
  3. footwear,
  4. footwell,
  5. footwork,
  6. footy,
  7. foozle,
  8. fop,
  9. foppery,
  10. foppish

Origin of footworn

First recorded in 1785–95; foot + worn

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Examples from the Web for footworn

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

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  • 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

/ (ˈfʊtˌwɔːn) /

adjective

Also: footweary footsore
worn away by the feeta footworn staircase
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