Definition of afoot in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈfʊt

adverb & adjective

  • 2chiefly North American On foot: [as adverb]: they were forced to go afoot
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    • But to the younger generation, a winter holiday means action- and down through the 'Swamp hollow' and over the hill road they go, afoot or in sleighs, through the drifting snow, to a barn dance at the Centre.
    • I suppose from the looks of things that I shall have to go afoot the rest of the way.
    • She went afoot all the way to our house. I founded her sleeping on the grass in the morning.

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