Definition of


  1. (noun, act) the act of taking a step in walking
  2. (noun, event) the sound of a step of someone walking
  3. (noun, quantity) the distance covered by a step

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Synonyms of Footstep

footfall, pace, step, stride

Alternate forms of Footstep

Hyponyms: tramp

Hypernyms: indefinite quantity, sound, step

Origin of the word Footstep

  1. early 13c., "footprint," from foot + step. Meaning "a tread or fall of the foot" is first attested 1530s. more

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