HyperDic: afoot

English > 3 senses of the word afoot:
ADVERBallafooton foot
ADJECTIVEallafoottraveling by foot
allafoot, underwaycurrently in progress
afoot > pronunciation
Soundsahfuh't
Rhymesbarefoot ... underfoot: 16 rhymes with uht...
English > afoot: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtraveling by foot.
Example"she was afoot when I saw her this morning"
BroadermovingIn motion
Adverbsafooton foot
English > afoot: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcurrently in progress.
Examples
  • "there is mischief afoot"
  • "plans are afoot"
Synonymunderway
Broadercurrentoccurring in or belonging to the present time
English > afoot: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningOn foot; walking.
Examples
  • "they went to the village afoot"
  • "quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback"
Spanishandando, a pie
Adjectivesafoottraveling by foot

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