Definition of Flatfooted

1. a. Having a flat foot, with little or no arch of the instep.



Definition of Flatfooted

1. Adjective. Having flat feet. ¹

2. Adjective. Unprepared to respond; unready. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flatfooted

1. flatfoot [v] - See also: flatfoot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flatfooted

flatbows
flatbread
flatbreads
flatbrod
flatcap
flatcaps
flatcar
flatcars
flatchested
flate
flatfeet
flatfield
flatfish
flatfishes
flatfoot
flatfooted (current term)
flatfootedly
flatfootedness
flatfooting
flatfoots
flathe
flathead
flathead catfish
flatheads
flathon
flating
flatiron
flatirons
flative
flatland

Literary usage of Flatfooted

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"5 Steel rails of a flatfooted or a bridge section, and of such a depth ... In some of the latest and best examples the rail is of a flatfooted section (fig. ..."

2. On the Permanent Way of Railways: With an Abstract of the Discussion Upon by R Price Williams (1876)
"On the Continent and in America, Engineers had almost invariably used the flatfooted rail ; and he noticed last week that, on some of the western lines in ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1857)
"The reference to slavery in the passage quoted may also be traced to the general impression that negro slaves are flatfooted. Anatomists may settle that ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"Is flatfooted. Scapulae stand far apart. No eruptions, scars or bruises. Skin and mucous membranes pale. ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1906)
"Is flatfooted. Scapulae stand far apart. No eruptions, scars or bruises. Skin and mucous membranes pale. No evidence of syphilis. Thyroid not enlarged. ..."

6. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"I think that you, and Hooker, are unreasonable in complaining of Lyell that he does not come out “flatfooted,” as we say, as an advocate of ..."

7. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1886)
"Without entering into a discussion of the etiology, attention may be called to the usual sequence of symptoms in acquired flatfooted valgus. ..."

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