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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feet]
    • /fit/
    • /fiːt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feet]
    • /fit/

Definitions of feet word

  • noun feet a plural of foot. 1
  • idioms feet get / have a / one's foot in the door, to succeed in achieving an initial stage or step. 1
  • idioms feet get off on the right / wrong foot, to begin favorably or unfavorably: He got off on the wrong foot with a tactless remark about his audience. 1
  • idioms feet have one foot in the grave. grave1 (def 5). 1
  • idioms feet on foot, by walking or running, rather than by riding. 1
  • idioms feet put one's best foot forward, to attempt to make as good an impression as possible. to proceed with all possible haste; hurry. 1

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Origin of feet

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English fōt; cognate with German Fuss; akin to Latin pēs (stem ped-), Greek poús (stem pod-)

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Parts of speech for Feet


feet popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for feet

noun feet

  • hoof — the horny covering protecting the ends of the digits or encasing the foot in certain animals, as the ox and horse.
  • hooves — a plural of hoof.
  • dogs — a domesticated canid, Canis familiaris, bred in many varieties.
  • tootsies — tootsy.
  • extremities — Plural form of extremity.

Antonyms for feet

noun feet

  • tops — pertaining to, situated at, or forming the top; highest; uppermost; upper: the top shelf.

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