Share this entry


Synonyms of afoot in English:

adjective & adverb

  • evil plans are afoot
    going on, happening, around, about, abroad, circulating, current, stirring, in circulation, at large, going about, in the air, in the wind;
    informalon the go, doing the rounds, on the cards, in the pipeline
  • Definition of afoot in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources