Synonyms for underfoot

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Well, have you ever seen a shipmaster walking his own deck as if he did not know what he had underfoot?

There was disorder, wavering, from underfoot groans and cries.

He even moved a chair which might get underfoot in a rough-and-tumble.

I answered, as I hove on the wheel and kicked rats from underfoot. '

Instead she did her best to get underfoot, usually in some provocative position.

Underfoot lay a short green sward which cushioned their tread.

The despised but long dominant race was underfoot, and they stamped it down.

Others dart from underfoot to disappear in an instant in the cover.

Underfoot were carpets and rugs of the most costly, chosen with taste.

The floor of the gully was damp and silent; underfoot the ground was almost wet.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, underfot "under the feet," from under + foot. Cf. Middle Dutch ondervoete. As an adj., attested from 1590s; in reference to persons, "continually in the way," it is recorded from 1891.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR UNDERFOOT

downtrodden

adjectiveafflicted, abused
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