Underfoot meaning

ŭndər-fo͝ot
Below or under the foot or feet; against the ground.

Trampled the plants underfoot.

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Hindering progress; in the way.

Pets, toys, and children underfoot.

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At or under the foot or feet; on the ground.

Moist, cool, soft grass growing underfoot.

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Under the foot or feet.

To trample flowers underfoot.

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In the way, as of one walking.
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Situated under one's feet.
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(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.

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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.

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Origin of underfoot