(adjective, adverb)


1. Situated under one’s feet.


1. under the feet

- trampled the beans underfoot

- green grass growing underfoot

2. in the way and hindering progress

- a house with children and pets and toys always underfoot

Sentences with underfoot as an adverb:

- The workers were all big, burly, hard-hearted men, tromping through the marsh in their heavy boots without sparing so much as a single thought for the masses of tiny frogs they crushed underfoot.

- It would be easier to do a big project like that someday when we don't have a bunch of newcomers underfoot.