Footstep - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʊtstep|  American pronunciation of the word footstep
Brit.  |ˈfʊtstɛp|  British pronunciation of the word footstep

noun

- the sound of a step of someone walking(syn: footfall, step)

he heard footsteps on the porch

- the act of taking a step in walking
- the distance covered by a step (syn: pace, step, stride)

Examples

She slowly took one footstep toward the frightened animal.

It's five footsteps from the bedroom to the bathroom.

he heard footsteps on the porch

Word forms

noun
singular: footstep
plural: footsteps
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