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1. barefoot

adjective. ['ˈbɛrˌfʊt'] without shoes.

Synonyms

  • unshod
  • barefooted
  • shoeless

Antonyms

  • calced
  • sandalled
  • ironshod
  • shodden

Etymology

  • bare (English)
  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • foot (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Barefoot

  • barfoot
  • bigfoot
  • blackfoot
  • coltsfoot
  • forefoot
  • goosefoot
  • lightfoot
  • proudfoot

Example sentences of the word barefoot


1. Adjective
Going barefoot outdoors may increase your risk of bug bites on your feet and toes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If your instructor allows it, you can also go barefoot if that's more comfortable for you.

3. Coordinating conjunction
Forget about "barefoot" training shoes, or literally going barefoot for that matter.

Quotes containing the word barefoot


1. A simple life is good with me. I don't need a whole lot. For me, a T-shirt, a pair of shorts, barefoot on a beach and I'm happy.
- Yanni

2. It is important that students bring a certain ragamuffin, barefoot irreverence to their studies; they are not here to worship what is known, but to question it.
- Jacob Bronowski, The Ascent of Man

3. The Refugee I packed my car with cash and valuablesand headed for the border.At the first checkpoint they took my cash.At the second they took my valuables.At the border they took my car and my shoes.I walked barefoot the last 100 feet to freedom,and was greeted with open arms by a person I didn't recognize.In time I discovered that strangerwas the me they could not take from me.
- Beryl Dov

2. barefoot

adverb. ['ˈbɛrˌfʊt'] without shoes on.

Antonyms

  • booted

Etymology

  • bare (English)
  • barian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • foot (English)
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