Afoot - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈfʊt|  American pronunciation of the word afoot
Brit.  |əˈfʊt|  British pronunciation of the word afoot


- on foot; walking


- traveling by foot
- currently in progress(syn: underway)


I came afoot.

There were plans afoot for a second attack.

they went to the village afoot

quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback

she was afoot when I saw her this morning

There's a movement afoot to rename the town.

Graceful afield and afoot in his youth, he bullied into a prodigious slugger in his final years.

It seems there could be moves afoot to close the centre.

unhappy caravans, straggling afoot through swamps and canebrakes

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