- under the foot or feet: to trample flowers underfoot
- ☆ in the way, as of one walking
- Below or under the foot or feet; against the ground: trampled the plants underfoot.
- At or under the foot or feet; on the ground: moist, cool, soft grass growing underfoot.
- Hindering progress; in the way: pets, toys, and children underfoot.
(comparative more underfoot, superlative most underfoot)
- (to crush, to trample, etc.) Under one's feet.
- The workers were all big, burly, hard-hearted men, tromping through the marsh in their heavy boots without sparing so much as a single thought for the masses of tiny frogs they crushed underfoot.
- In the way; situated so as to obstruct or hinder.
- It would be easier to do a big project like that someday when we don't have a bunch of newcomers underfoot.