flat-footed adj

flat-footed adj
['flæt'fʊtɪd]

to be flat-footed — avere i piedi piatti


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  • flat-footed — adj 1.) having flat feet 2.) informal moving in an awkward way = ↑clumsy ▪ The defence looked flat footed as Sutton scored easily. 3.) catch sb flat footed AmE to surprise someone so that they cannot do something in the way they ought to = ↑catch …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • flat-footed — [flat′foot΄id] adj. 1. having flatfoot 2. designating a manner of walking, with the toes pointed outward, as by people with flatfoot ☆ 3. Informal downright and firm; plain and uncompromising 4. Informal …   Universalium

  • flat-footed — {adj.}, {informal} 1. Straightforward; forthright; direct; outright. * /The governor issued a flat footed denial of the accusation./ * /He came out flat footed against the idea./ 2. Not ready; not prepared; usually used with catch . * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flat-footed — {adj.}, {informal} 1. Straightforward; forthright; direct; outright. * /The governor issued a flat footed denial of the accusation./ * /He came out flat footed against the idea./ 2. Not ready; not prepared; usually used with catch . * /The… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flat-footed — adj informal 1. Straightforward; forthright; direct; outright. The governor issued a flat footed denial of the accusation. He came out flat footed against the idea. 2. Not ready; not prepared; usually used with catch . The teacher s question… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flat-footed — [flat′foot΄id] adj. 1. having flatfoot 2. designating a manner of walking, with the toes pointed outward, as by people with flatfoot ☆ 3. Informal downright and firm; plain and uncompromising 4. Informal a) awkward or clumsy b) tedious, plodding …   English World dictionary

  • flat-footed — adj. 1 having flat feet. 2 colloq. downright, positive. 3 colloq. unprepared; off guard (was caught flat footed). Derivatives: flat footedly adv. flat footedness n …   Useful english dictionary

  • flat-footed — 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ, ADJ n, ADJ after v If you are flat footed, the arches of your feet are too low. All babies look flat footed and when they walk the whole sole touches the ground... He ll grow up flat footed. 2) ADJ GRADED: ADJ n, v link …   English dictionary

  • flat-footed — flat foot·ed fu̇t əd adj affected with flatfoot broadly walking with a dragging or shambling gait flat foot·ed·ly adv flat foot·ed·ness n …   Medical dictionary

  • flat-footed — adj 1. splay footed. 2.Informal. firm, explicit, definite, uncompromising, determined, resolute, unwavering …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • flat footed — adj. suffering from a condition in which the arch of the foot is flattened; stubborn (Slang); caught unprepared (Slang) …   English contemporary dictionary

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