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footloose free to come and go as one pleases; not bound by any commitments or responsibilities.
footman a manservant, usu. in uniform, who attends the door of a house or carriage, serves at table, and runs errands.
footnote a note at the foot of a page or the end of a chapter that provides a comment or reference on the above or foregoing text. [4 definitions]
footpad a highwayman or robber who operates on foot.
footpath a narrow path for, and often made by, people walking.
foot-pound a unit of energy equal to the amount necessary to raise a weight of one pound to a height of one foot.
foot-poundal a unit of energy equal to the work done by the force of one pound, accelerating one foot per second per second, moving a distance of one foot.
foot-pound-second of, designating, or pertaining to the system of measurement in which the foot, pound, and second are the basic units of length, mass, and time.
footprint an outline or indentation created by pressing the foot on a surface, such as a step in wet sand or a muddy print left by a shoe.
footrace a running race between humans.
footrest a support on which to rest one's foot or feet, usu. in a slightly raised position.
footsie (informal) foot (used by or in speaking to children). [2 definitions]
foot soldier a soldier who marches and fights on foot; infantryman.
footsore having feet that are sore or tired from walking or marching.
footstep a single step with the foot, or the sound it makes. [4 definitions]
footstool a low stool on which to support the feet while seated.
footwear clothing worn on the feet, such as shoes, boots, slippers, or stockings; footgear.
footwork the manner in which the feet are used or moved, as in sports such as tennis or boxing, or in dance. [3 definitions]
fop a man who is highly concerned with, and often vain about, his appearance and manners; dandy.
for used to indicate the purpose, aim, or destination of an action. [13 definitions]
for- away; off. [2 definitions]