Definition of Footlocker

1. Noun. A trunk for storing personal possessions; usually kept at the foot of a bed (as in a barracks).

Exact synonyms: Locker
Generic synonyms: Trunk



Definition of Footlocker

1. Noun. A long, rectangular trunk or similar container that lays flat on the floor and is usually kept at the foot of a bed, commonly used in barracks and dormitories. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footlocker

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footlocker

footler
footlers
footles
footless
footlessly
footlessness
footlessnesses
footlicker
footlickers
footlight
footlights
footlike
footling
footling presentation
footlings
footlocker (current term)
footlockers
footlog
footlong
footlongs
footloose
footloose and fancy free
footlooseness
footly
footman
footmanship
footmark
footmarks
footmen
footmuff

Literary usage of Footlocker

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1. Surviving Twilight: A Soldier's Chronicle of Daily Life in Iraq by Shane A. Bernskoetter (2005)
"I found a big, plastic footlocker and filled it to the brim with stuff. It weighed probably fifty pounds. Now I just had to mail the thing. ..."

2. Nonfiction Matters: Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8 by Stephanie Harvey (1998)
"... Determining Importance Not long ago, my parents sent a footlocker jammed with mementos from my past. Photographs, scrapbooks, my high school diploma, ..."

3. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"It is similar to what, in America, is called a footlocker. The trunk was as symbolic of colonial standing as the pith helmet; ..."

4. Company Command: The Bottom Line by John G. Meyer, Jr., John G. Meyer (1995)
"This duty is another form of footlocker counseling. Every three to four months, make a point to review and update the support forms of the lieutenants you ..."

5. The Enlisted Experience: A Conversation with the Chief Master Sergeants of edited by Janet R. Bednarek (1998)
"You could sit there on your footlocker shining your shoes and look across and see what the guy was doing that was different, and say to yourself, ..."

6. Prison Slavery by Barbara Esposito, Lee Wood, Kathryn Bardsley (1982)
"As one wrote, "When the inmate orders an item (say, a footlocker from Sears for $11.97), he has to pay the initial cost of the item, then add California ..."

7. Adventure Guide by Heather Stimmler-Hall (2004)
"... aren't so sure they want to see the exotic boutiques and colorful food markets replaced by chain stores like Virgin Megastore and footlocker. ..."

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