A family of feet.
- An example of feet is what goes in socks.
- An example of feet is 36 inches.
Feet is defined as the part of the body that touches the ground or multiples of 12 inches.
pl. of foot
feet of clay
a weakness or defect of character (in an otherwise strong person)
Origin of feetin allusion to the feet of the idol in Nebuchadnezzar's dream: see Daniel (Bible) 2:33
get one's feet wet
to have or get one's first experience in some activity or pursuit
have one's feet on the ground
to be practical, realistic, etc.
on one's feet
- in a standing position
- firmly established
- in a sound or recovered condition
- without preparation; readily or extemporaneously: an able attorney can think on her feet
put one's feet up
to relax; specif., to assume a relaxing position as with a footrest or on a recliner
sit at the feet of
to be an admiring disciple of
stand on one's own (two) feet
to be independent
sweep someone off his feet
to inspire strong and immediate enthusiasm, love, etc. in someone
to one's feet
to a standing position
Plural of foot