Definition of footstool in English:

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footstool

Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝otˌsto͞ol/

noun

A low stool for resting the feet on when sitting.
Example sentences
  • Bringing her own rocking chair and a footstool so each child had a place to sit, each granny spun a 10-minute tale of her choice before the youngsters swapped places to hear from another storyteller.
  • She gave them both a hug and sat down in a fluffy armchair next to Waldo, putting her feet up on the footstool next to her chair.
  • After she had eaten, she rummaged around the room just long enough to find that there were eight chairs, two fairly good-sized tables, three desks, a bed, a bassinet, six footstools, and two armoires in the room.

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Syllabification: foot·stool

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