on foot


Walking or running, not using a vehicle. For example, There's no road to the lodge; we have to get there on foot. [c. 1300] Also see hoof it; on one's feet; on the right foot.

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How to use on foot in a sentence

  • And this death-on-foot carried a white-cloth board black-bordered like a funeral-card.

    H. R. | Edwin Lefevre
  • He had practically no accent at all, and was wearing a Japanese baseball-team uniform and spray-on foot-coverings.

    Makers | Cory Doctorow