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flat-footed

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  • as inoff-guard
  • as inoff-guard

synonyms for flat-footed

  • asleep
  • asleep on the job
  • daydreaming
  • inattentive
  • napping
  • spaced out
  • unalert
  • unready
  • unsuspecting
  • unvigilant
  • unwatchful
  • zoned out
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How to use flat-footed in a sentence

Why not have sought out the pure white lime-rocks of the flat country, or the grey granite of the hills?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
It was no wonder that he felt quite at home in the duck-pond, which was made for web-footed folk.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Then the roof itself, with its gables and dormer windows, softly folded itself flat down upon the top of the house, out of sight.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
Instead of writing slander and flat blasphemy, they propose to draw it, and not draw it mild.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There is no other way but fresh blood for it is sheer human nature to feel flat after an effort.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
The hills disappear some miles above this city, and henceforward to the sea all is flat and tame as a marsh.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
For most of the way the country is flat and fertile, and in good part devoted to Grazing, though considerable Wheat is grown.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
It will be found that as a whole they assume a flat position, and are very easily handled.
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I pulled up and glanced about, but the clumps of scrubby timber were just plentiful enough to cut off a clear view of the flat.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His nose was so flat one would hardly have noticed there was a nose at all, except for the wideness of the nostrils.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FLAT-FOOTED

  • asleep
  • asleep on the job
  • daydreaming
  • flat-footed
  • inattentive
  • napping
  • spaced out
  • unalert
  • unready
  • unsuspecting
  • unvigilant
  • unwatchful
  • zoned out
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.