afoot definition

  • adverb:
    • by foot; walking.
    • In the process of being carried out; astir: plans afoot to resign.
    • by walking.
    • In movement; in action; astir; happening.
    • by foot.
    • Fig.: In movement; for action; astir; happening.
    • by foot; walking
  • others:
    • by walking; walking: opposed to on horseback, or in a carriage or any other conveyance: as, he had been installed, but we came afoot.
    • In a condition to stroll about, as after nausea.
    • Astir; stirring; about.
    • beginning; in span of becoming performed: as, there is mischief afoot.
  • adjective:
    • presently beginning
    • traveling on foot

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