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Afoot appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Too far, Edna, wander afoot.
  • Too far, Edna, we wander afoot.
  • Trap all afoot; I too fall apart.
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Definition of the adjective afoot

What does afoot mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. traveling by foot
    • example: she was afoot when I saw her this morning
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • similar: moving
  2. currently in progress
    • examples: there is mischief afoot | plans are afoot
    • adjective position: predicative adjective (it occurs after a verb that follows the noun)
    • synonym of afoot: underway
    • similar: current

Definition of the adverb afoot

What does afoot mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?

adverb

  1. on foot; walking
    • examples: they went to the village afoot | quail are hunted either afoot or on horseback

Alternative definition of the adverb afoot

adverb

  1. On foot.
  2. In motion; in action; astir; in progress.

Music

"Afoot" is the debut six-song EP by the American indie rock band Let's Active, first released in 1983.

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"Afoot" is an artwork by Alexa Meade.

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Google previewOxford English Mini Dictionary (2013)

by Charlotte Buxton

afoot. affectation n. artificial and pretentious behaviour. affected adj. false and intended to impress. affection n. fondness or liking. affectionate adj. loving. affectionately adv. affidavit n. a written statement sworn on oath to be true. affiliate v. link ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Metropolitana, Or, Universal Dictionary of Knowledge (1845)

Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose

AFOOT. On Foot. It is applied consequently to that which is in motion or in action. Aud thei sayen hem go awey and manye knewen and tiiei wentcn afoote fro al citecs and runnen thidir andcamen biforc hem. Wiclif. Murk, ch. vi. And the people ...

Google previewVines Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

by W.E Vine, Rev Terry Kulakowski, Editor

AFOOT. see. FOOT,. B,.

Google previewThe International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (2015)

by Orr, James

AFOOT. a-foot ́ ...

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Quotes about Afoot

You cannot fly like an eagle with the wings of a wren. (William Henry Hudson)
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Scrabble value of A1F4O1O1T1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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