Instep meaning

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The definition of instep is the arched part of your foot between your ankle and the ball of the foot, or the font part of the hind leg of a horse.

The top part of the foot is an example of the instep.

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The arched middle part of the human foot between the toes and the ankle.
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The part of a shoe or stocking covering the instep.
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The top surface of the foot, between the ankle and the toes.
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The part of a shoe or stocking that covers this.
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The front part of the hind leg of a horse, between the hock and the pastern joint.
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The arched middle part of the human foot between the toes and the ankle.
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The part of a shoe or stocking covering the instep.
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(anatomy) The arched part of the top of the foot between the toes and the ankle.
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A section of any footwear covering that part of the foot.
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Origin of instep

  • Middle English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition